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Tais feto wal matak (TE) Woman's tubeskirt

The motifs on the bottom and top of this tubeskirt are the common 'baria fuan' and the 'diman lima' patterns. These 'futus' motifs are bordered by supplementary welf work with the motifs 'silu kesak dada lakotu', which is derived from the shape of mountains.

Item Number TA0164
District CovaLima
People Tetun
Year of Making 2010
Maker
Materials Commercial cotton, with synthetic dyes
Technique Single warp resist dyed with supplementary weft work; handwoven on a backstrap loom.
Length x Width 144 cm x 65 cm