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Tais wal metan (TE) Piece of a woman's tubeskirt

This tais is from Suai Camenaca, Cova-Lima. This is one of two cloths required to make a tais feto tubeskirt. This particular cloth from Suai Camenaça is made of traditional hand spun cotton and dyed with natural colours. The motifs are: 'baria fuan' and 'diman haat'

Item Number TA0018
District CovaLima
People Fehan
Year of Making unknown
Maker unknown
Materials Handspun and commercially spun cotton and natural with synthetic dyes
Technique Resist dyed single-warp ikat technique and foit supplementary weft weave; Handwoven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 134.5cm x 54.5cm