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Sicalau (FA) Woman's tubeskirt

This tais is from Tutuala, Lautem. It formed part of the 'barlaque' (exchange of gifts) on the occasion of a marriage about 1930.

Item Number TA0029
District Lautem
People Fataluku
Year of Making early 20th century
Maker Sra. dos Santos???
Materials Handspun cotton and natural dyes
Technique Resist dyed single warp ikat woven on a back strap loom.
Length x Width 109 cm x 44 cm