Waistcloth

This waistcloth four large bands of indigo per half piece and blue or black edges at the middle seam. The large bands are divided by light blue lines which means that the piece can be worn at festivities. In the case that a sarong does not have these light blue lines, means that the weaving has been made significantly to be worn by a deceased woman, and it will be buried with her.

Date/Period
2007
Region
Savu, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesian Archipelago
Dimension
Gross measurement: 152.6 x 56.3 cm
Accession No.
2008-01583
Material
Nil
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Textiles