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.
This textile is lovely as a belt or used as an accent on a table.
Slit tapestry and supplemntary warp wrap patterning, single panel, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Dyed by Threads of Life studio, woven by Welly Oematan in Timor, 2020.
242 x 13 cm / 95.5 x 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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