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Sikka weft textiles: A tribute to weaving women

  • Rita A.Widiadana

    The Jakarta Post

Denpasar | Wed, April 20 2011 | 08:00 am
Sikka weft textiles: A tribute to weaving women

Local pride: A woman weaver holds up one of her ikat in Watublapi village in Sikka, 30 kilometers from the largest city in Flores, East Nusa TenggaraOn the hillside of Watublapi village in Sikka, 30 kilometers from the largest city in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, a number of women meticulously weave some of the world’s most refined and elaborate warp ikat textiles.

Thanks to these womenâ€...

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