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A Waist Cloth (Sbaiya)

Bombay, India

These cloths were to be found in sea-trading routes, from Oman, such as Mombasa, Zanzibar and Pakistan. The Omani’s introduced the pit-loom to East Africa and most of the cloths were woven there or imported directly from Arabia and India.

Material: Cotton

  • Size: 130×231 cm
  • Age: Mid 20.C
  • Item No: 23A 20/29