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Title: A Passion for Indonesian Art at the Tropenmuseum Amsterdam. The George Tillmann (1882-1941) Collection.
Description: Amsterdam, Tropenmuseum/Royal Tropical Institute, 1996. Original coloured and illustrated stiff glossy wrappers. 127pp. Many captioned black/white and coloured illustrations, portrait, full page sketch map of Indonesia, detailed inventory 1771/1772 at very end, table of contents. Large illustrated dutch language exhibition review, press clipping, loosely inserted. The famous George Tillmann collection of Indonesian [and African] Art as exhibited at the Amsterdam Royal Tropical Institute or, Tropenmuseum, 1 April-1 October 1996, includes a concise biography and an essay on George Tillmann as researcher. Covers a wide range of Indonesian woven textiles and documents, indonesian small arms as Keris, swords and daggers, so-called primitiveart objects from New Guinea, Oceania (Melanesia), further Asia (India, etc.), Africa and America, however with as nucleus antique Woven textiles from all over Indonesia, and including a detailed inventory. Very fine copy.

Keywords: george tillmann collection antique weavings ikat indonesia art craft newguinea africa oceania melanesia america asia culture heritage textiles exhibition indonesia craft tradition legacy culture

Price: EUR 60.00 = appr. US$ 65.21 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 50705

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