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Bibokeksa (UM) Man's cloth wrap

This two-panelled cloth features the fut biboek'sa motif derived from Indian patola trade cloths. Until the 1970s this was a restricted motif worn only by the aristocracy.

Item Number TA0046
District TTU
People Biboki
Year of Making unknown
Maker unknown
Materials Commercially spun cotton and synthetic dyes
Technique Resist-dyed single warp ikat woven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 189 cm x 94.5 cm