Cotton ikat wall hanging, 'Modern Diamond' - Hand Woven Ikat Wall Hanging Curate

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Modern Diamond Hand Woven Ikat Wall Hanging

An almost floral cemplong motif expresses itself in a diamond lattice upon this... more

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An almost floral cemplong motif expresses itself in a diamond lattice upon this fabulous gerinsing, or Indonesian sarong. Ni Luh Suryati designs the piece as a wall hanging, presented on an exquisitely carved mahogany wood rod. These cloths are believed to hold magical and protective powers, often forming part of the village's ritual costume. This example will display beautifully in any sensitive d├ęcor. Suryati presents the wall hanging on a carved mahogany display rod.

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.

  • 0.30 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • Wall hanging: 22 cm W x 160 cm H
  • Wall hanging: 8.4" W x 63" H
  • Rod: 55 cm L x 2 cm Diam.
  • Rod: 21.75" L x 0.8" Diam.

  • 100% cotton, mahogany wood
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Keep out of the sun
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Display rod(s) included
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Java

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Ni Luh Suryati

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Ni Luh Suryati

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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