Woman's skirt

Continuous warp skirt woven in three sections on a back strap loom. This skirt is probably a kewatek méan cloth, an uncut continuous warp tube skirt used for bride wealth payment by the Lamaholot people of Lembata.

Date/Period
first half of the 20th century
Region
Lembata, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesian Archipelago
Dimension
Object size: 180.0 x 76.0 cm
Accession No.
2018-00926
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of the City of Delft, Netherlands
Category
Textiles

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