Reversible VestSavu Handspun,Raw Silk
Designer, Anar, of Bali using a textile from the Threads of Life collection, has produced this unique and thoughtful wearable art. This one of a kind natural dyed traditional textile from Savu is called Ei Ledo and is used as a woman’s sarong.
It is reversible and can be worn showing this elegant simple but extremely rare woven natural raw silk from the Attacus atlas moth. These cocoons are harvested after the moth has flown. Harvesting Attacus silk is one way of diversifying income from natural forest systems to help preserve forests.
Warp ikat, handspun cotton and Attacus silk, natural dyes. Made in Bali, 2019.
Neck : 41 x cm / 16 x 0 in
Chest Flat Measurement : 50 x cm / 19.5 x 0 in
Sleeve : 11 x cm / 4.5 x 0 in
Length: 66 x cm / 26 x 0 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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