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Tais feto (TE) Woman's tubeskirt

This tais is from Daudere, Lautem (near Lospalos). This futus motif is known as futus ular bei (Makassae): the water insect.

Item Number TA0020
District Lautem
Year of Making unknown
Maker unknown
Materials Hand spun and commercially spun cotton; natural and synthetic dyes
Technique Resist dyed singlewarp ikat and foit supplementary weft techniques handwoven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 117.5cm x 59.5cm