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Scarves Shoulder Cloths "Selendang" & Sashes
Scarves - bete ane - selendang are worn over the shoulder as part of the formal regalia, to gift to a visiting dignitary and as part of the dowry exchange. For a full set of high resolution j pegs of any piece e mail cultural treasures
ama 232

detail 232 ama

Shoulder cloth
Niki Niki area
Amanuban District
West Timor
Motif Kaif
15" - 17" X 76"
Commercial Cotton trade thread
combination of natural indigo and chemical dyes
Late 20th C
232 grams

REF#SAM232

AMA173

AMA173

Shoulder-cloth
Niki Niki Village
Amanuban District West Timor
12.5" - 14.25" X 56" - 173 grams
Cotton trade thread and aniline dyes

A vintage shoulder cloth with motif "kaif". The ikat on this textile is extremely tight and clear,  The condition is excellent, no rips stains or tears.

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AMA188 AMA188det

Shoulder cloth
Amanuban District
West Timor
Motif Kaif fused with double headed crocodile
11.75" - 12.75" X 52"
Hand spun indigenous cotton with natural indigo dye
Mid to late 20th C
188 grams

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BIB228

Shoulder cloth
Biboki Kingdom
Hand spun indigenous cotton
Natural dyes

12.75" - 14.25 " X 52.5" - 228 grams

A beautifully executed three color ikat with natural dyes. The green highlights are made from a fermented bean and called "drunken jungle peanut green" - Hijau Kacang Mabuk.

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