Tais kahe (TE) Shoulder cloth
This textile was made in Hatudu, Ainaro, copied from a larger man's cloth wrap with this motif in a more extended version. The weaver had made the larger cloth as a burial cloth for the family.
|Year of Making||2006|
|Maker||Alexandria Da Silva|
|Materials||Handspun and commercially spun cotton with natural and synthetic dyes.|
|Technique||Resist dyed single warp ikat with tapestry weave border. Woven on a backstrap loom.|
|Length x Width||153.5 c x 41 cm|