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Beti naek (UM) Man's cloth wrap

This motif is known as Fut Biboek’sa in Biboki Kingdom and is the royal motif of this kingdom and as such its production and use was previously restricted to aristocrats. The origins of this motif is linked with Indian trade cloths based on double ikat patola motifs.

Item Number TA0006
District TTU
People Biboki
Year of Making unknown
Maker unknown
Materials Commercially spun cotton and synthetic dyes
Technique Resist dyed; single warp ikat; hand woven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 208cm x 106cm