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Cotton ikat wall hanging, 'Yellow Butterfly' - Handcrafted Indonesian Wall Hanging Curate

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Yellow Butterfly Handcrafted Indonesian Wall Hanging

Ni Luh Suryati evokes golden butterflies and red flowers in this handloomed... more

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Ni Luh Suryati evokes golden butterflies and red flowers in this handloomed cotton wall hanging. The fluid colors and stately motifs are achieved through the traditional ikat technique.

The spectacular geringsing textiles of Bali are elaborated using the double ikat method. Ikat means "to knot" in Indonesian and Malay, and it is a time-consuming process known only to a handful of weavers around the world. Hand-spun cotton is initially dyed an eggshell-yellow hue using the oil of the kemiri nut, before the weaver determines which sections of the thread are to be dyed with what colors. She binds bunches of the fabric together with raffia, creating a tight knot resistant to the dyes in which the piece is to be placed. This process is carried out for each successive color, as the artisan uses natural extracts, such as indigo for the blue tones and root barks for the spectacular vermilion hue. A simple handloom is employed to execute the weave.

  • 80 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 42 cm W x 170 cm H
  • 16.5" W x 67" H

  • 100% cotton
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Keep out of the sun
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Java

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6 Testimonials for Ni Luh Suryati

Dr. Rajesh Balkrishnan

Ann Arbor, Michigan ,USA

Ni Luh's wall hangings are spiritual, mysterious and testaments to a very ancient weaving tradition!

fiona

Australia

Today I received my first purchase from Novica . I was very impressed with the speed and efficiency of your online business. My purchase from Ni Luh Suryati was just beautiful so a special thank you for such wonderful workmanship and quality. I'll be following your work a big thank you to Ni and Novica Fiona

John

Dublin/Ireland

Thank you for the beautiful cempaka blossom wall hangings. They shine even in Irish light. Regards, John.
 
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