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Ngada people

Ngada people


Artist's cultural association:
Ngada people
Woman's ceremonial skirt [lawo butu] late 19th century Title Notes: with human figures, chickens, horses, rhombs and hexagons (associated with female fertility)
Place made: Bajawa district, Flores, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, ceremonial objects, cotton, natural dyes, beads, shell, warp ikat, beadwork, appliqué

Dimensions: 179.0 h x 74.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1141