Man's Saroar, Trousers

Maroon, brown and natural warp ikat stripes blue plain warp stripes. - no drawstring. For sketch + "Saroar" types and "tutuc" decorated band.

Field Notes: "Man's trousers of hemp with one thread of blue cotton woven into the pattern; bands of stitching, white beads and opaugles decorate cotton. These trousers are new and have new drawstring of twisted hemp. The drawstring (lubu) is usually missing and the trousers fastened round the waist by a cotton girdle or hemp braid."

(From card catalogue notes by Laura Watson Benedict(1861–1932) and Lisa Whitall (1926-2019))

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