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Beti naek (man's hip cloth)

Photo: Scott Leen

Beti naek (man's hip cloth)


Theresia Abi

Bikomi, West Timor, Indonesia, born 1954

Yohanna Ato

Bikomi, West Timor, Indonesia, born 1945

Warp ikat, open fringe, commercial cotton, and natural dyes
67 x 35 1/2 in. (170.2 x 90.2 cm)
(center bulges, width: 31 1/2 at fringe)
Plestcheeff Endowment for the Decorative Arts and Indonesian Support Fund
Provenance: The artist; [Threads of Life, Bali, Indonesia]; purchased from organization by Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 2022
Photo: Scott Leen
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum

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