skirt cloth

Outer skirt cloth in design known as cepuk. Woven in cotton with main ground brick red. Pattern in weft ikat divides the cloth into three sections along the warp length. The central section is divided into diamond shapes, each filled with motifs in various colours. The outer sections, marked by a double black and white stripe, have inward-poiting motifs, roughly triangular, to either side, with multi-coloured motifs between. Stripes in yellow and green against the brick red along each selvedge. At each warp end the cloth is edged with a section consisting of bands formed where the brick red ground is divided by white and double yellow weft stripes interspersed with two bands of weft ikat which echo the design in the foreground.

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