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Beti naek (BU) Man's cloth wrap

Presumed Insana Timor Tengah Utara, West Timor, Indonesia, possibly. This cloth features Oecussi and Suai aesthetics. It is made from 3 panels and has a black and white homan and untwisted fringe. The centre panel features resist dyeing of an Oecusse motif whilst the side panels feature Suai linear bands.

Item Number TA0003
District TTU
People Atoni Meto
Year of Making unknown
Maker unknown
Materials Commercially spun cotton and synthetic dyes
Technique Resist dyed; single warp ikat and buna, discontinuous supplementary weft weave; woven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 204cm x 95.5cm