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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.

Item Number TA0068
District Oecusse
People Atoni Meto
Year of Making unknown
Maker 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