This men’s betel nut bag or ALUK as it is called by the local Atoni Timorese has been handwoven on a simple backstrap loom using commercial trade thread.
The entire body of the bag has been wrapped in decorative strands of trade beads linking together in a visually effective motif by the weaver to create a motif which tells of the weavers clan and totemic guardian spirits. Then hand plaited the handle.
18cm wide x 20cm high.
7.5″ wide x 8″ high.
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Large Envelope 250g to 500g/8.9-17.6oz Airmail:
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