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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
TX199

Shoulder cloth
Yosafina Tualaka
Nunkolo Village - West Timor
13" X 48"
198 grams
cotton trade thread
mid to late 20th C

The weaving technique used here is called "Buna" - discontinuous supplementary weft


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TX199
in 162 full

Shoulder cloth
Insana District
Timor Island
17.5" X 42.5" not including the fringe
169 grams
late 20th C
cotton trade thread with aniline dyes

REF#IN169

IN162
MAU167 full

mau167det

Shoulder-cloth
Maubessi Village
Insana District
West Timor
9.5" X 56" not including the fringe
170 grams - late 20th C

"Buna" Discontinuous supplementary weft technique using pre dyed cotton trade thread

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maubessi 03132

maubessi hs field

Ceremonial Selendang
Maubessi Village - Insana District
West Timor
7.5" X 51" - 108 grams
Hand spun indigenous cotton with mercerized cotton "buna" decoration

REF#MAU01 - 69.00

maubessi- Q'puk

detail buna maub

Ceremonial Shoulder Cloth
Maubessi Village
Insana District - West Timor
7.5" X 50" - not including the fringe
140 grams
Cotton trade thread - chemical dyes

REF#MAU140

maubessi 2 detail maubessi 2
Ceremonial Shoulder Cloth
Maubessi Village
Insana District - West Timor
7.5" X 56" - not including the fringe
145 grams
Cotton trade thread - chemical dyes

REF#MAU145
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buna selendang

buna detail

Ceremonial Selendang
Maubessi Village - Insana District
West Timor
7" X 62" - 108 grams
Hand spun indigenous cotton with mercerized cotton "buna" decoration

REF#MAU01

 

   
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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detail bib228