KAIN IKAT FROM SEMAU, INDONESIA
- 186 SEMAU
Seman baklobe (shawl). Warp ikat. Before 1950. Semau, Helong people.
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There is not much on Semau. The best source we found is Yeager and Jacobson's Textiles of Western Timor. There is also a brief section in Hamilton and Barrkman, Textiles of Timor.
Map of Semau
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