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Beti Naek (BU) Man's cloth wrap

This cloth is probably from Miomafo in West Timor, Indonesia. The motif is typical of Osena village in Miamafo East.* It has an interlocked geometric motif flanked by borders of stripes. * See Yeager, R Textiles of Western Timor p 148

Item Number TA0034
District TTU
People Atoni Meto
Year of Making 2006
Maker unknown
Materials Commercial thread and synthetic dyes
Technique Resist dyed single warp ikat woven on a back strap loom
Length x Width 221 cm x 123 cm