Regal Ornamentation
Regal Ornamentation
Regal Ornamentation
Regal Ornamentation

Regal Ornamentation

T01.SB.TR.466

Regular price$300.00
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The culture of Sabu and Rai Jua places great weight on ancestry, birthplace, and community life. The local traditional religion, called Jingi Tiu, requires every member of the village to participate in rituals and ceremonies.

The Hubi Ae or Greater Blossom lineage wears tubular skirts called ei raja, named for three stripes of supplementary warp patterns that cross the piece, a technique called raja in Savunese.

The ikat motif on this cloth is called labba refers to the regal head ornament or crown worn by a king. (It is called a lamba in Sumba). This motif is only able to be made by weavers from the Wini Ga whom are the descendents of the king of Sabu.

Information about the makers will be supplied with each cloth.
Warp ikat, supplementary warp patterning, Three panels stiched together and sewn as a tube, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed and woven in Sabu, 2018. Size 178 x 62 cm / 70 x 24.5 in

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