Maranao Tube Dress (Malong) from Mindanao


This 'malong', or tube dress, comes from the Maranao people who live around Lake Lanao on Mindanao island. Of silk, it is subdivided by horizontal and longitudinal tapestry bands. The yellow color is associated with royal lineage. This piece is older and has some wear and a few spots. (Please see Fraser-Lu, Sylvia; Handwoven Textiles of South-East Asia; Oxford University Press 1989; Fig.32)

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Size: 63" x 67"

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