Threads Of Life

Elegant Handspun Rare

Timor Interconnection

IDR 11,428,571

Out of stock

Item Code: T.SB.YM.093

This elegant handspun large textile is called a Beti Naek is a traditional blanket worn as a hip cloth by a man of status..
Special motifs signify nobility and indicate which clan the person who wears the cloth is from. The ikat motif fut ma’kaif is a hook and rhomb pattern believed and is believed to date back to the Dongson culture which flourished in what is now Vietnam 2,000 years ago.

Information about the makers will be supplied with each cloth.
Warp Ikat, three panels stitched together with open fringe, handspun cotton, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed and woven in Biboki in Timor, 2003.
268 x 116 cm / 105.5 x 45.5 in

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