Human Serpent~ mythical creature~OLD Ritual textile - For Sale
Human Serpent~ mythical creature~OLD Ritual textile
The Weaver-Chemist: All the dyes used in the traditional Pua Kumbu are vegetable and fruit(mango stein-reddish color) origin, and the method of preparing the %u201Cmordant bath%u201D for the cotton yarn and the actual dye-bath are only carried out by the special divinely-ordained weavers accorded the status of %u201CIndu Tau Nakar Tau Ngar%u201D or %u201CShe Who Knows the Secret of Measuring Out the Drugs in Order to Obtain the rich colors. This pua: Another top pua kumbu, the pua is decorated with giant human serpent / %u201CBuah Nabau%u201D and rows of Iban warrior asking for more head trophies. Top Selakoh: Pucuk Rebung or bamboo shoot. Bottom Selakoh: Pucuk Rebung or bamboo shoot. Ara / side border: None. Only natural dye from vegetable or fruit are used.