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  • 130 ADONARA
    Kewatek (sarong). Warp ikat. Late 19th to early 20th C. Village unknown. Lamaholot people.
  • 284 ADONARA
    Kewatek (sarong). Warp ikat. 19th c. 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.



There is no literature specifically focusing on Adonara. Most titles dealing with Indonesian textiles in general either devote a few sentences to Adonara or ignore the island altogether. The best source about the island and its culture still remains Ernst Vatter's 1932 Ata Kiwan.

Map of Adonara

map Adonar Rouffaer
Map of Adonara, amazingly accurate, sketched by G.P. Rouffaer in 1910. Rijksuniversiteit Leiden. Click on map to load high resolution version in seperate window.

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