Futu is the local name for a ceremonial belt which is worn to complete traditional dress. Futu uses a slit tapestry weaving technique locally known as naisa along with the warp wrapping buna technique.
Slit tapestry and supplemntary warp wrap patterning, single panel, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Dyed by Threads of Life studio, woven by by Alferatni Oematan, in Timor, 2018.
256 x 14 cm / 101 x 5.5 in
Textiles and Their Culture: Adonara Island | Bali Island | Flores Island | Java Island | Kalimantan Island | Lembata Island | Savu & Rai Jua Islands | Sulawesi Island | Sumba Island | Timor Island
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