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Nunu kalah () Woman's tubeskirt

This textile is from Iliomar, Lautem. This two panel cloth is very important in the Makalero community tradition, specially for traditional wedding cerimony.

Item Number TA0071
District Lautem
Year of Making unknown
Maker unknown
Materials Handspun and commercial cotton and natural and synthetic dyes
Technique Tabby weave, with a resist-dyed single warp ikat band; 'foit' - discontinuous supplementary weft wrap weave; handwoven on a backstrap loom
Length x Width 90.5 cm x 61 cm