skirt cloth

Man’s check tubular skirt cloth, sarung, artificial silk, chiefly red, black and white. It is formed of two separate lengths of cloth arranged one above the other and stitched together along the selvedge. The resulting rectangle has then been stitched along the vertical edge to form a tube. The pattern is achieved simply by arranging warp threads in stripes on the loom, and weaving in similar bands across the width. The 'kepala' or 'head' of the skirt is indicated by introducing narrower bands across the weft than are made in the main body of the skirt during the weaving of this part. Unworn.

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