Beit AnaShoulder Cloth
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.
The motif on this textile called makaif or large hooked pattern that represents interconnectedness between family, clan and the natural world. The ikat on this textile is particularly very intricate and tied by a master weaver. The indigo is a good deep colour.
Information about the makers will be supplied with each cloth.
Warp ikat, single panel, open fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed and woven in Miomafo, Timor, 2020.
190 x 23 cm / 75 x 9 in