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Beti Naek () Man's cloth wrap

This is a two panelled man's cloth wrap hand stitched together. It features the linear bands of the Atoin meto lozenge motfif. The centre motif is infilled wtih an intricate motfi and surrounded by 'mak 'aif' hook motifs. The layout of the design is an innovation which is a departure from the overall use of the repeated design.

Item Number TA0048
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 215 cm x 107 cm