Threads Of Life

Beit Ana

Shoulder Cloth

IDR 1,159,420

Item Code: T03.TM.ON.384

Beit Ana is a narrow single panel textile used as a shoulder cloth by women for ceremonies and special occasions. The textiles of Miomafo area in West Timor are known for their indigo work with intricate ikat.

Motifs used on textiles from this area include makaif, atoni, beso and noa no’o. The motif on this textile is called paos kenat is an ornate leather belt usually worn by the meo warriors of Timor. This textile is lovely as a decor accent.

Warp ikat, single panel, open fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed and woven by Rosina Sasi in Miomafo, Timor, 2019.
165 x 29 cm / 65 x 11.5 in

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