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Ikats and ikat weaving from Kalimantan/Borneo, 12-24 August 2017

The Textile Research Centre (TRC Leiden) is very proud to announce a special exhibition and series of workshops about ikats and ikat weaving from Kalimantan/Borneo, Indonesia, between 12 and 24 August 2017. The weavers and their products come from the Sintang Regency (Kabupaten Raya), West Kalimantan. At the TRC they will mount a small exhibition of their products, and organise a series of workshops on the dyeing of the threads and the weaving of the ikat cloths. A special opening of the programme includes traditional dances in ikat costumes.

A detailed programme will shortly be published. If you are interested, please let us know at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , to make sure that you receive all relevant information.

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Hogewoerd 164, 2311 HW Leiden. Tel. +31 (0)71 5134144 / +31 (0)6 28830428

Opening times: Monday to Thursday: 10.00-16.00 hrs, other days by appointment.

Bank account number: NL39 INGB 0002 9823 59

Gallery exhibition, 3 April - 29 June: From Kaftan to Kippa

Entrance is free, but donations are always welcome !

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Financial gifts

The TRC is dependent on project support and individual donations. All of our work is being carried out by volunteers. To support the TRC activities, we therefore welcome your financial assistance: donations can be transferred to bank account number NL39 INGB 000 298 2359, in the name of the Textile Research Centre, Leiden. Since the TRC is officially recognised as a non-profit making cultural institution (ANBI), donations are tax deductible for 125% for individuals, and 150% for commercial companies. For more information, click here
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