mantle; selimut

Cotton handwoven man's selimut. Made of three panels, hand-stitched together along the selvedges in herringbone stitch. Central panel in red, blue, black and undyed natural beige cotton, decorated in warp ikat technique with a bird motif. Two outer side panels mainly in red and yellow stripes, some pink, black and white. Central ikat stripe in each of these side panels echoes the pattern of the central panel. Ikat sections are done on handspun thread, dyed locally. Narrow strip of twining in red and yellow close to the warp ends, which are fringed, twisted loosely into tassels.

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