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  • 092 KISAR
    Senikir (shawl). Warp ikat. 1925-1945. Probably Meher (Kisar speaking) people.
  • 101 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. 1910-1930. Probably Oirata people.
  • 102 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. 19th c. Probably Oirata people.
  • 103 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. Late 19th to early 20th c. Probably Oirata people.
  • 134 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. 1910-1930. Probably Oirata people.
  • 138 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. 1900-1925. Probably Meher (Kisar speaking) people. .
  • 170 KISAR
    Selimut (shawl). Warp ikat. 19th C. or older. Probably made by Kisarese mestizos for trade with Flores. .
  • 200 KISAR
    Waistcloth. Warp ikat. 19th c. or early 20th c. Probably made by one of the last mestizo weavers on the island.
  • 273 KISAR
    Sarong. Warp ikat. 1950 or before. Probably Meher (Kisar speaking) people.
  • 274 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. Circa 1950. Probably Meher (Kisar speaking) people.
  • 275 KISAR
    Sarong. Warp ikat. Late colonial period. Probably Oirata people.
  • 276 KISAR
    Homnon or lavre (sarong). Warp ikat. 1950 or before. Probably Meher (Kisar speaking) people. Tentatively ascribed to Kisar, because overall design is in Kisar style, but palette is that of Luang. .
  • 281 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong), cloth for. Warp ikat. First half 20th c. Probably Oirata people.

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As yet there is no monograph on the textiles of Kisar, or even of the Southern Moluccas as a group. Please inform us if you know of one published.

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