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Tais kahe, cloth with uncut warp () Man's cloth wrap

This cloth has a dragon motif, drawn from Portuguese patterns. These are widely use, this cloth is from Bunaq These large resist-dyed motifs tend to appear in the outer side panels. This cloth has a distinctive litan.

Item Number TA0011
District Bobonaro
People
Year of Making
Maker
Materials Commercially spun cotton and synthetic dyes
Technique Resist dyed single-warp ikat; hand woven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 205cm x 140cm