Traditional Indonesian Textiles
Gillow, John and Dawson, Barry
London: Thames and Hudson, 1992
This book is a standard introductory survey of Indonesian textiles, with separate
chapters covering: history; yarns, looms and dyes; batik; warp and weft ikat, plangi and
tritik; the art of embellishment covering supplementary weft and warp, embroidery,
appliqué, beadwork and shellwork and bark cloth. The illustrations and color photographs are of fine quality and there is a useful section on museums and galleries with collections of Indonesian textiles.