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Man's lower body wrapper (mau, selimut)

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Indigo blue and natural ecru rectangular cotton cloth with warp fringe. The piece consists of three woven lengths hand-sewn together along the warp edges. The predominant design motif is that of large abstract floral lozenges (kai naek) separated by four lengthwise bands of narrow red, pink,...

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No. 94 Kerckhoff Collection Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Indonesian (Timorese), Dutch colonial rule, 19th century

Place of Creation

Timor, Indonesia


110 x 205 cm (43 5/16 x 80 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, natural dyes; plain weave, wrap yarn-resist dyed (ikat)


Textiles and Fashion Arts