scarf

Part of dance costume for tari tenun dancer. Scarf of yellow loosely-woven fabric with a selvedge along one long edge only, short fringe at each warp end, with some white yarn in the warp, evenly spaced in groups of three. Decorated in the weft with groups of three silver-colored metal threads at similar intervals to the white yarns in the warp, thus forming a pattern of squares over the entire field. Every six squares along the length of the cloth alternate squares contain a green, red and black motif in supplementary weft in a simplified 4 petalled flower motif around a central dot.

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