Belt or Sword Decoration

The ceremonial regalia of the Timorese warriors is very elaborate and includes many components. The sword covers, or belts, are usually predominantly red which is the color associated with bravery in Southeast Asia. Plain cotton weave with supplementary weft wrapping and weaving.Atoni or Dawan people.

Circa: Late 19th century

Origin: Timor, Indonesia

Material: Cotton

Condition: A repaired tear at center. Frayed edges. Light overall soiling, Good

Dimensions: 64" x 6"

Inventory number: TX4249



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