Mau AnaWoman’s Shoulder Cloth
Mau ana is a single panel woman’s shoulder cloth. The weavers of Insana have a wide range of textiles with various techniques including ikat, supplementary warp wrap called buna and supplementary warp patterning called sotis.
The ikat motif on this textiles called makai bia suna refers to a small hooked motif that is a reference to the interconnectedness of all life.
Warp ikat, single panel, open fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed and woven by Yohana Lenamah in Timor, 2019.
150 x 41 cm / 59 x 16 in