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Bet metan (UM) Man's cloth wrap

This textile is from Manunain in Insana, West Timor, Indondesia. This textiles contains a rooster motif, which is a ritually important motif. The cloth has two panels and an untwisted fringe. The handstitching between the panels has fish bone stitches.

Item Number TA0054
District TTU
People Biboki
Year of Making
Materials Handspun coitton and natural dyes
Technique Resist dyed single warp ikat; woven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 199.5 c x 114 cm