OLD Ritual textile TENDRILL FLOWER Dayak blanket cloth - For Sale
OLD Ritual textile TENDRILL FLOWER Dayak blanket cloth
The more powerful the design, the greater the danger for the weaver. 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: An old pua kumbu adorn with rows of the dangling pendant flowers, interspersed amongst the jungle vines. Top Selakoh: Pucuk Rebung or Bamboo Shoot. Bottom Selakoh: Pucuk Rebung or Bamboo Shoot. Ara / side border: Omen birds. Only natural dye from vegetable or fruit are used.