Man’s cloth

This rectangular cloth consists of two backstrap loom width panels sewn together. It has alternating rows of solid colour and warp ikat decorated stripes. Such cloths were worn by men as a wrap around the shoulders or waist.

Indigenous Name
beti
Date/Period
first half of the 20th century
Region
West Timor, East Nusa Tenggara
Dimension
Object size: 216.0 x 100.0 cm
Accession No.
2018-00925
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of the City of Delft, Netherlands
Category
Textiles

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