Mau AnaShoulder Scarf
The weavers of Amanuban have a wide range of textiles with various techniques including; ikat, supplementary warp wrap called buna, and supplementary warp patterning called sotis. There are a few remote areas that still weave kelim patterns locally called naisa.
The motif on this textile is called besi mnasi represents a crocodile which is considered to be symbolic of the ancestor.
Information about the makers will be supplied with each cloth.
Floating warp patterning, single panel, twisted fringes, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Dyed and woven in Amanuban, Timor, 2019.
152 x 38 cm / 60 x 15 in