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The Fabulous Biboki weaving of Timor!

Double Sided supplementary weft (or warp?) weave from the Biboki people of Timor.

 

An antique example: A betel nut bag:

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A vintage example:

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And a fantastic paper about the weaving culture of the region that touches upon this style.

External Link

 

jm

Jan 2016

One comment on “The Fabulous Biboki weaving of Timor!

  1. Ridge Brennan
    November 8, 2016

    More fabulaous textiles from yet another amazing place!! How many different types of creative works ARE there! Thank the good lord for individuality and creativity – keeps the creator occupied and the rest of us can enjoy their output.
    thanks for posting

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