Ikat Promises KeptSekomandi Throw
Sekomandi textiles are used to decorate the traditional houses during ceremonies as a sign that the entire ritual cycle had been performed such as weddings.
The central motif on this textile is called koko refers to a depression that is found in the earth that cannot be returned to normal or be changed. This is reference to making an unwavering commitment that cannot be changed or to the bonds of relationship that cannot be undone.
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Warp ikat, two panels stitched together, open fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed and woven in Mamuju, Sulawesi, 2019.
224 x 132 cm / 88 x 52 in