Tewuni Rai Savu - Savu Shoulder cloth Selendang Makassar
Makassarese traders were invited by the raja (ruler) Ama Nia Jawa to establish themselves near the harbour of Seba in the 1860s to open a market. This motif related to them is not restricted to any group.
Materials: commercial cotton (benang katun)
Ikat process, dyer and weaver: Bae Dule
Moiety: Lesser Blossom (hubi iki)
Maternal lineage: wini Jèwu
Natural dyes (warna alam): indigo (nila), morinda (mengkudu)
Dimensions: 165 cm x 18 cm