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Object #2005-131/46
Object nameTnalak, Wall Hanging
Culture of OriginT'Boli, Lake Sebu, Cotabato del Sur Province, Mindanao, Philippine Islands
MaterialsAbaca, Ikat, Dye, Brown, Red
TechniquesFringed, Ikat, Plain Weave, Dyed
Exhibit LabelThe tnalak or wall-hanging was made for sale, but illustrates the traditional art of weaving with stiff abaca fiber, made from the petioles (leaf stems) of a close relative of the banana tree.
DimensionsL: 151 x 9 in, W: 21.5 in
SourceDiana and Edmund Sheridan
CreditDiana and Edmund Sheridan Collection

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