cloth

Flores, Indonesia. (AF80) Nage cloth, to be made up into a sarong with horizontal bands by cutting in half lengthways and sewing one half above the other along the selvedges to form garment. Patterned in the warp with bands of ikat designs, alternately maroon ground with narrows stripes of white flecks in balck, and brown ground with Dongson type motifs in gold and red. Four of the latter bands across the width of the cloth. Taken from the loom with circular warp still uncut. See Hamilton, Roy W. Gift of the Cotton Maiden; Textiles of Flores and the Solor Islands. Fowler Museum of Cultural History. Los Angeles.

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