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A well preserved scarf with simple but effective buna/embroider work on the edges. The ends are rolled with old ceramic beads adorning the tips. Handwoven on a simple backstrap loom featuring 3 colour central kaif ana motif strip surrounded by stripes of scroll work and clouds interspersed with stripes of solid colours.
Handwoven on a simple backstrap loom in the Kingdom of Biboke in central highlands of West Timor. Well executed 3 colour ikat that has been released by the Kings household to the wider world. Usually these motifs are kept within the royal household and the textiles woven with them only worn on high ceremonial occassions such as weddings, crop abundance rituals an... More Info...