Mau Ana

Shoulder Cloth

IDR 1,492,537

SKU: T03.TM.AB.123 Category: Tag:

Mau ana is a single panel woman’s shoulder cloth. The weavers of Amanuban have a wide range of textiles with various techniques including ikat, supplementary warp wrap called buna and supplementary warp patterning called sotis.

There are also a few remote areas that are able to weave a kelim pattern locally called naisa. Traditionally, textile with sotis would only be worn by someone of nobility. The motif kaif naek refers to a hooked pattern that represents interconnectedness.

Warp ikat, single panel, twisted fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed, woven by in Amanuban, Timor. 2018
186 x 27 cm / 73 x 10.5 in

In stock




Textiles and Their Culture: Adonara Island | Bali Island | Flores Island | Java Island | Kalimantan Island | Lembata Island | Savu & Rai Jua Islands | Sulawesi Island | Sumba Island | Timor Island

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