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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.

Item Number TA0021
District Ainaro
People Mambai
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