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Tewuni Rai Savu - tubular cloth or sarong for a girl èi lekowue

$ 73.00

Description: The sarong shows the seven narrow black  lines Per half piece compulsory for a sarong of the Greater Blossom group. Children’s clothes until puberty have stripes but no ikat motifs. The first sarong worn by a girl èi leko wue traditionally did not have the red colour either.  However as a member of the Greater Blossom (hubi ae) the mother Lena Jami wove red edges at the middle seam.

Materials: commercial cotton (benang katun)

Weaver: Lena Jami

Moiety:  Greater Blossom (hubi ae)

Maternal lineage: wini  Ga Lena

Dye process:   Lena Jami

Natural dyes (warna alam): indigo (nila), morinda (mengkudu)

Dimensions: L: 120 cm (weft)  l: 46 cm  (warp)

Color: White and blue