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Object #2002-122/70
Object nameSelimut, Man's
Culture of OriginHubi Ae, Savu
MaterialsCotton Cloth, Thread, Black, Brown, Gold, White, Red
TechniquesPlain Weave, Warp Faced, Warp Ikat, Twined
Exhibit LabelThe ceremonial textile designs show clan membership. Designs pass from mother to daughter, some being so special and personal that they would never be sold.
DimensionsW: 38.7 in, L: 60 x 72 in
SourceMs. Kitt Garrett
CreditGift of Kitt Garrett

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