Gallery Sales

Lete

Shoulder Scarf

Lete is a single panel textile worn around the neck by men or on the shoulder for women during ceremonies. In the village of Nggela the Lete is worn by men wrapped around the neck and called a Luka Lete.

The central ikat motif on this textile is called Soke Mata Ria is the local name for a flower and always appears with the nggaja elephant motif.

Warp ikat, single panel, open fringe, commercial cotton thread, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed, woven in Ende, Flores, 2019.
221 x 27 cm
T03.FL.KK.117

US$ 90

Enquiries to jeanhowebali@gmail.com, please state the name of the textile.
First come first served basis — each buyer will have five working days to make payment.
Shipping, import duty, VAT not included.
All sales are final and no returns will be accepted.