Cultural History In Focus | "Textiles and Dragon-Snakes: The Vatter Collection in Frankfurt" by Ruth Barnes from Tribal Art Magazine

 

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Textiles and Dragon-Snakes

The Vatter Collection in Frankfurt

by Ruth Barnes

 
 
 

This article was generously provided by Tribal Art Magazine.
Special thank you to Ruth Barnes, Alex Arthur, and Noëlle Ghilain.

 
 
Tribal Art Magazine Autumn Winter 2004 Number 36
 
 
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Ceremonial woman’s sarong tenepa. Lewolein, Solor. Cotton, warp-ikat 147 x 66 cm. N.S. 27895.

Ceremonial woman’s sarong kewatek mean or wate ohing. Ledobelolong or Ilé Apé, Lembata. Cotton, warp ikat. 147,5 x 66 cm. N.S. 28100.

Ceremonial woman’s sarong kefatek nai telo. Lamalera, Lembata. Cotton, warp ikat . 167 x 71,5 cm. N.S. 27997.

 

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 
 

Ruth Barnes

 
 
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Ruth Barnes is the Thomas Jaffe Curator of Indo-Pacific Art at the Yale University Art Gallery. She received her doctorate from Oxford University and was previously textile curator at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Her publications include The Ikat Textiles of Lamalera and Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. One of her most recent books, Five Centuries of Indonesian Textiles, co-edited with Mary Kahlenberg, received the Textile Society of America’s R. L. Shep Award in 2010.

 
 
 
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Author | © Ruth Barnes
Publication | Tribal Art Magazine
Issue | Autumn / Winter 2004 | Number 36