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Selendang echoing design of man's selimut panel, with three vertical bands of ikat in very dark brown and morinda against cream, divided and bounded by four striped vertical bands of narrow brown and cream ikat stripes against a morinda ground edged by plain morinda, white and dark brown stripes. The ikat design in the three main panels consists of repeated motifs of a variant of the flying bird motif, with to either side cream triangles with morinda dots. Natural dyes. 82 x 115 cm.West Timor, Indonesia. (AF5) See Ruth M. Yeager and Mark Ivan Jacobson 1996: Traditional Textiles of West Timor.



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Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  selendang
object name (local):  selendang

Timor, Indonesia; Asia
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made or collected:  Timor 
Date made
20th century
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date made:  20th century 
Fayle, Andrew
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collector:  Fayle, Andrew 

overall: 2680 mm x 475 mm
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overall: 2680 mm x 475 mm

Fayle, Andrew 

Record created 2007-11-02 by JPYZ
Record last updated 2018-02-12 by XGVIEWS