SUMBA TEXTILE Sumba Fabric Woven Shawl Tapestry Indonesia, FANTASTIC DETAIL Large Powerful Tribal Image ~ Great for designer wall in your home or office ~ We are offering an Amazing old Hand woven loom Shawl Blanket from Sumba Island, Sumba is just one of the many 14,000 Indonesian islands that make up the vast mysterious Indonesian archipelago . These Rare Original Blankets were Hand woven on a back strap looms, and sewn together they were decorated with a supplemental warp weave technique. This piece makes a great wall hanging. Handspun Sumbanese textiles can take up to 2 years to weave and can command the same value as a water buffalo. The intricacies of this piece and the variety of color show the skill of a veteran Sumbanese weaver. This is a wonderful art form and the Sumbanese pride themselves greatly for their intricate and meaningful designs inspired by the merapu ancestral spirits, nature and animals. The weaving and wearing of these colorful textiles used to be the privilege of the nobility. These textiles fulfill several functions in Sumba society. As family heirlooms, they play a prominent role in the ritual exchange of gifts. These Original Magical Sacred textiles were thought to have Protective Powers and played major roles in ceremonial events. Finding these beautiful Old Sumba Blankets is becoming increasingly difficult. ~~~~ Hand woven on a back strap loom, our amazing Sumba Blanket has traditional weaving methods, Songket (embroidery) Supplementary-warp patterning. This is a difficult patterning technique used by very few weavers around the world. Excellent condition. Blues, tope, tans, reds, creams. Hard to describe the color, Over all Earth colors with Abstract Tribal Figures. Our Rare and Beautiful Blanket is about 40 years old 1970's, Measures 64" Long without fringe { Over 5 feet Long} X 21-1/2"wide, An Incredible Indonesian Collector’s piece. ~ We hand picked this Weaving on our last trip to Indonesia. ~~~  ACCEPTED PAYMENTS: CASH, CHECK, POSTAL MONEY ORDER, Or Paypal ~ I will email you with payment address to send checks or Postal Money Orders, Cash. ~ FREE Shipping USPS Priority mail with tracking in U.S. ONLY ~ for International mail rates or other Questions ~ Please Email Eric at or Call 330-701 1113

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  • Item #: SUMBA Blue Man Textile
Price $275.00
Availability Out-of-Stock