Timor Exquiste WrappingMau Tnana Traditional
Timor has a wide range of textiles with various techniques including ikat, supplementary warp wrap called buna and supplementary warp patterning called sotis. There are also a few remote areas that are able to weave a kilem pattern. This lovely textile requires an amazing amount of time to complete.
The technique used in this textile is the time consuming warp wrap technique called buna. Threads of Life dyes the theads and supplies the weaver with hopes to begin to recover some of the natural dye techniques over time. The central motif on this textile is ma’kaif refers to a hooked pattern that represents interconnectedness.
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Supplementary warp wrap patterning, single panel, open fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Dyed and woven in Amanatun, Timor, 2020.
204 x 42 cm / 80.5 x 16.5 in