University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameSarong
Object Number: 83-43-28
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Dou Donggo
Provenience: Mbawa Village
Length: 123cm
Width: 95cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Anne Just, 1983


Plaid sarong (tembe paleka). Coarse cotton (kafa galia). Blue and black from local indigo, orange commerical dye. Woven using warp comb (cau) and outdoor loom. Hand sewn. Made in 1983, Jango hamlet. Black, with white, orange, light blue balanced plaid. Orange panel with narrow blue vertical stripes. Orange border stripes.

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