Mau Naek

Man's Hip Cloth

IDR 4,779,412

SKU: T02.TM.BK.MNYS.1589 Categories: , Tag:

Textiles in Timor used for almost all rituals they are among the principle gifts made by the bride’s family during marriage rites, they enshroud the dead, and they function as important ritual objects in rites as varied as roof raising and rice planting ceremonies.

The motif on this textile is called Pasu buta refers to an ornate leather belt worn by a person of the lineage of the Meo warrior caste. This textile is stunning as a wall hanging or as a bed throw.

Floating warp patterning, three panels sewn together with twined fringes, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Dyed by Nek Mese Kelompok and woven by Yeruton Sae in Timor, 2020.
210 x 100 cm / 82.5 x 39.5 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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