TaisWoman's Ceremonial Sarong
The Tafean Pah Foundation was started in 1989 with just a handful of weavers. Today the Foundation has more than 400 weavers in 16 different villages in Biboki, West Timor. This textile is made with handspun threads and all natural dyes.
It combines ikat with the time consuming buna or supplementary warp wrap technique on the head and foot of the textile. The ikat motif is called Mak Aif Ha, These hook and lozenges motifs date back to the Dongson culture which flourished in what is now Vietnam 2,000 years ago.
Information about the makers will be supplied with each cloth.
Warp ikat, four panels stitched together and sewn as a tube, handspun cotton, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed and woven in Timor.
170 x 61 cm / 67 x 24 in