A very rare and desirable hand woven Ikat textile known as a Hinggi mantle, worn as a ceremonial cloth and skirt I found in Rantenggaro village, Kodi, Western Sumba, Indonesia. I collected this piece personally from the family pictured below, the textile had been in their family for some time. Ikat textiles involve several labor intensive process.
** See photos of the village and family below**
The textile measures 106 inches long X 45 inches wide.
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