Beti nini (BU) Man's cloth wrap
This textile is from Saben, Oecusse. This textile is woven with 'lotis' technique and is part of the composition for a 'bet bose'. It can be used by young boys as a daily cloth. A full 'bet bose' has a central white panel, and it is normally the full cloth that is worn by adult men. This cloth consists of two panels with an untwisted fringe.
|Year of Making||unknown|
|Materials||Handspun and commercial cotton and natural and synthetic dyes.|
|Technique||'Lotis' technique; handwoven on a backstrap loom.|
|Length x Width||86.5 cm x 76 cm|