textile; waistcloth

A boy's cotton waistcloth. The textile is mainly dark blue and woven in warp faced tabby weave. It has five red stripes and identical patterning at each end. This consists of alternating red and yellow bands, of a diamond lattice pattern, separated by narrow black bands. The patterning is worked in continuous supplementary weft. The warp ends are finished by plying with a small tassel, comprising a tuft of red and yellow threads, at each end.

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