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Fut kole () Man's cloth wrap

Excellent example of a refined ikat. This man's cloth wrap has three panels, and features the repeated lozenge form characteristic of Biboki textiles. The lozenge is filled with the 'hau sufa' motiif of the northern areas of Biboki, particularly Matabesi

Item Number TA0043
District TTU
People Biboki
Year of Making unknown
Maker unknown
Materials Commercial thread and synthetic dyes
Technique Resist-dyed single warp ikat; woven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 109 cm x 90 cm