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Shoulder Scarf

The shoulder cloth became used throughout the Indonesian Archipelago when the woman’s blouse called a kebaya became the national dress. Prior to this, a shoulder cloth was not part of traditional dress.

This textile comes from the southern coast of Lembata island, facing out to the Savu Sea. Most people on this coast line spend their time fishing. The motif on this textile is a patola or eight-rayed flower motif that was found on Indian textiles that were barter goods during the spice trade.

Warp ikat, single panel, twisted fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes.
Made in Lembata by Theodora Ledun. 2019.
162 x 20 cm
T03.LE.TP.234

US$100

Enquiries to jeanhowebali@gmail.com, please state the name of the textile.
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