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Gift of the cotton maiden : textiles of Flores and the Solor Islands / Roy W. Hamilton, editor.

By: Hamilton, Roy W
Contributor(s): University of California, Los Angeles. Fowler Museum of Cultural History
Language: English Publisher: Los Angeles : Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California., 1994.Description: 288p. : col. front, ill., drawings, maps, photos (some col.), plates, tables ; 31cm.ISBN: 0930741382
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Bibl.: p. 280-286. - Published in conjunction with an exhibition organised and presented by the Fowler Museum of Cultural History. Los Angeles (1994?). - Contents: Introduction: Behind the cloth: the history and culture of flores. The many roles of weaving and textiles. Textile technology / Roy W. Hamilton; Manggari regency. Ngada regency. Ende regency / Roy W. Hamilton; Sikka regency / E.D. Lewis; East Flores regency / Ruth Barnes; The curse of the Cooked people: weaving in northeastern Manggari / Maribeth Erb; Cloth production and change in a Lio village / Willemijn de Jong; Vouchsafing fecundity in eastern Flores: textiles and exchange in the rites of life / Penelope Graham; Black and red, white and yellow: socio-cosmic ideas in Palu'é textiles / Michael P. Vischer.