University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameSarong
Object Number: 83-43-29
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Dou Donggo
Provenience: Mbawa Village
Length: 115.5cm
Width: 103cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Anne Just, 1983


Plaid sarong (tembe paleka). Coarse cotton (kafa galia). Black from local indigo, orange commerical dye. Woven with a wide-toothed warp comb (cau na'e). Poor quality weaving. Machine sewn. Made in 1983, Keto Rasa hamlet. Black, with orange and white balanced plaid. Orange panel with narrow purple vertical stripes. Orange border stripes.

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