blanket; pua

Cotton handwoven blanket, pua, warp-faced with designs in warp ikat. Formed of two symmetrical panels, machine-stitched along the selvedges to form one piece. The ends have been turned over and machine-stitched. The outer selvedges have stripes in the warp in red, green, black and white. The main body is decorated with ikat designs forming three anthropomorhic seated figures at the bottom, with above them pairs of grey intertwined nagas, one grey, one cream, stretching to the other end of the cloth. Above and below the centrefield is a row of dentate motifs each terminating in a disc. Towards each warp end is a row of twining in black and white yarn.

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