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  • 091 LUANG
    Lawar (sarong). Warp ikat. 1925-1940. Probably Oirata people.
  • 272 LUANG
    Lawar (sarong). Warp ikat. Circa 1950. Unidentified.
  • 279 LUANG
    Lawar (sarong, warp uncut). Warp ikat. Late colonial to 1950. Unidentified.
  • 280 LUANG
    Lawar (sarong, warp uncut). Warp ikat. 1950-1960. Unidentified.

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The links above give access to detailed descriptions of all the cloths from this island or region in the collection. The full article on the historical and cultural background of this island or region is temporarily inaccessible. As dissemination of information on Indonesian ikat is one of our primary aims, you can be assured that full public access will be restored as soon as feasible. Should you wish to access the deaccessioned information for scholarly purposes, please contact us through the contact page.



As yet there is no monograph on the textiles of Luang, or even of the Southern Moluccas as a group. Please inform us if you know of one published. Interesting articles are Nico de Jonge's Religious Art of Maluku Tenggara, Aone van Engelenhoven's Epithets and Epitomes and Chris de Jong's A Footnote to the History of the Dutch Indies.

Map of Luang (satellite image)

map Luang

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