Threads Of Life

Mau Ana

Shoulder Cloth

IDR 1,086,957

Item Code: T03.TM.NS.262

This woman’s shoulder cloth is called mau ana locally is made by the weavers of the region of Amanatun in West Timor. The villages around Ayotupas in the northern area of Amanatun are well known for their buna or warp wrap technique.

The ikat motif on this textiles is called beso means frog which is considered an ancestral representation. When Timorese pray for rain, the frog appears which is considered the ancestor answering their prayers.

Information about the makers will be supplied with each cloth.
Supplementary warp wrap patterning, single panel, open fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Dyed and woven in Amanatun, Timor, 2019.
160 x 26 cm / 63 x 10 in

With questions or for assistance, please contact jeanhowebali@gmail.com, stating the product name and its SKU (listed under the price). The cost of shipping will be added during the checkout process, but customs duty and sales tax levied by the destination country will not be added. Any customs duty and sales tax will be payable by the customer. All sales are final and no returns will be accepted.