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Tais feto (one piece) (TE) Piece of a woman's tubeskirt

The 'futus' work on this piece of weaving includes the common 'baria fuan' and 'diman haat' motifs. Bordering the 'futus' work is supplementary weft technique work featuring the 'sanak' and 'karau matan'. The piece of cloth also has an additonal line of supplementary weft with the 'sanak' motif on the side.

Item Number RS02
District CovaLima
People Tetun
Year of Making 2004
Maker
Materials Commercial cotton with synthetic dyes
Technique Single warp resist-dyed work and supplementary weft stripes, handwoven on a back strap loom;
Length x Width 102 cm x 51.5 cm