Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (lawo butu)

A work made of three panels joined: cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat) warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave; joined with cotton in laced cross stitches; embellished and beaded with cotton, glass beads, shells and pieces of metal.

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  • A work made of three panels joined: cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat) warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave; joined with cotton in laced cross stitches; embellished and beaded with cotton, glass beads, shells and pieces of metal.

Date:

20th century

Artist:

Ngada people
Indonesia, Flores, Bajawa area

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Artist

Ngada

Title

Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (lawo butu)

Origin

Indonesia

Date

1901–2000

Medium

Three panels joined: cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat) warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave; joined with cotton in laced cross stitches; embellished and beaded with cotton, glass beads, shells and pieces of metal

Dimensions

83 x 186 cm (32 5/8 x 73 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.933

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