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Tewuni Rai Savu - Shoulder cloth Selendang Tewuni Rai Savu

Rp 425.000,00


The motif kobe morena or ‘female kobe’ is the primary motif of the maternal lineage  wini Ga Lena. In the narrative remembered in Mesara, Dila Tede sailed to the island of Solor (East of Flores island); there she used the name of her ancestress Ga Lena, met the local ruler and helped him to win over enemies. As compensation she was given the raja’s heirloom basket, sailed back to Savu and founded the maternal lineage wini Ga Lena; the motif kobe morena she created is said to have been represented on the raja’s basket.

Weaver: Lilo Tajo

Moiety:  Greater Blossom (hubi ae)

Maternal lineage: wini Ga Lena

Motifs: kobe morena

Dye process:  Rut Lay 

Materials:  Commercial cotton (benang katun), Natural dyes (warna alam): indigo (nila), morinda (mengkudu)

Dimensions: L: 112 cm (warp) x l: 17cm (weft)

Color: Red, blue, and white