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Author Heringa, Rens.

Title Nini Towok's spinning wheel : cloth and the cycle of life in Kerek, Java / Rens Heringa.

Imprint Los Angeles : Fowler Museum at UCLA, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    746.0959 HER    Available
Description 92 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
Series Fowler Museum textile series ; no. 9
Fowler Museum textile series; no. 9.
Contents Introduction -- Specialization in the hamlets of Kerek -- Dress in Kerek -- The design formats of Kerek cloths -- Land ownership, social class, and textile techniques in Kerek -- The patterning of batik cloth : floral or abstract -- Color in Kerek batiks -- Nini Towok's spinning wheel -- Nini Towok, the cardinal directions, and the cycles of color and life -- The dress of individuals -- Recent changes in Kerek -- Batik in the Tuban Region.
Subject Textile fabrics -- Indonesia -- Kerek.
Hand weaving -- Indonesia -- Kerek.
Clothing and dress -- Social aspects -- Indonesia -- Kerek.
Kerek (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs.
Added Author Fowler Museum at UCLA.
Added Title Cloth and the cycle of life in Kerek, Java
ISBN 9780977834426 (pbk.)
0977834425 (pbk.)

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