Cloth

Cloth

ITS–There are many ways of practicing and expressing our sense of nationalism. One of them is by consitently wearing Kebaya that has served as national women costume and  identity of Indonesia. Kebaya is traditional cloth of a noble ...

ITS–Indonesia is the largest archipelago country in the world with more than 17,500 islands scattered along the 4800 kilometers between Asia and Australia. Therefore, Indonesia is one of the most artistically and culturally diverse places in the world. ...

ITS–Maluku is home to the Ambon, Tanimbar, Kei, Ternate, Rana, Alifuru, Togitil, and Furu-Furu ethnic groups. This stamp depicts the costume of the women of Tanimabar. The Tanimbar women wear a short-sleeved cotton blouse, called a sankir, and ...

ITS–East Nusatenggara is the home of the Timor, Rote, Sabu, Flores, Sumba, Dawan,Belu, and Helong ethnic groups. The stamp depicts the costume of the women of Sumba. The women of Sumba wear an extra-long sarong of ikat weaving, ...

ITS–Papua is home to more than one hundred Melanesia subethnic groups. All generally have the same type of traditional costumes. Their blouse is made of bark; their skirt is of plaited pandanus fiber, leaves and roots, all painted ...

ITS–West Nusatenggara is home the Sasak, Bali, Sumbawa, and Bima ethnic groups. This stamp features the costume of the women of Sumbawa. The women of Sumbawa wear a short-sleeved blouse trimmed with bits of gold metal, a sarong ...

ITS–The women of Bali wear no blouse, only a large stagen to cover the upper part of the body. As an under-garment, they wear a double sarong. A stole placed on the left shoulder also functions to cover ...

ITS–South Sulawesi is home to the Makasar or Ujung Pandang, Bugis, Toraja, and Mandar ethnic groups. The woman’s costume on this stamp belongs to the Bugis. The Bugis women wear the so-called baju bodo (literally “short-sleeved garment”) blouse, ...

ITS–In the province of South East Sulawesi live the Laki, Wolia, Muna, Buton, Moro Nene, Wowanii, Kalisusu, and Kendari ethnic groups. This stamp shows the traditional costume of the Buton women. She wears a short-sleeved blouse, called kombo, ...

ITS–Central Sulawesi is home to several ethnic groups, including the Toraja, Kaili, Pamona, and Banggai. The woman’s costume depicted on the stamp belongs to the Toraja ethnic group. Most of the parts of costumes worn by women from ...