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Beti Naek (UM) Man's cloth wrap

This textile is from Bikomi in Insana in West Timor, Indonesia. The motif on the cloth is 'paut kenat' which means belt, used by warriors. The cloth has a twisted fringe.

Item Number TA0045
District TTU
People Biboki
Year of Making unknown
Maker unknown
Materials Commercial thread and synthetic and natural dyes
Technique Resist-dyed single warp ikat; woven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 218 cm x 110 cm