tube skirt; sarong

Woman's warp-faced cotton tube skirt, kain kebat, of probably homespun cotton with natural dyes. It has a broad ikat panel, flanked by five patterned stripes on both sides. The warp ends are sewn together to form a tube, so that when worn the stripes become bands, top and bottom. The imagery is coloured pale yellow on a brown ground. The five stripes on each side are each a different pattern. There is a solid black stripe near each selvedge.

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