Elegant White Open WeaveCerik Langah Connection
Cerik langah literally means a cloth with spacing or openings. This cloth was woven on a backstrap loom and the pattern has been achieved with a slit tapestry technique.
This textile was dyed indigo by the Threads of Life Natural Dye Studio using only sustainably harvested Strobilanthes cusia leaves.
Traditionally this type of open weave textile was worn as a breast wrap and used for ritual dance throughout Bali. The spaces are said to be the way that the dancer is able to shift between the dimensions. This textile is beautiful to wear as the feel is so light, perfect with jeans or with a dress.
Information about the makers will be supplied with each cloth.
Plain weave, single panel with twisted fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Dyed by Threads of Life Dye Studio, woven in Pejeng, Bali, 2021.
204 x 49 cm / 80.5 x 19.5 in