Sekomandi

Ceremonial Hanging

IDR 8,450,704

SKU: T02.SW.BL.XXXX.172 Categories: , , Tag:

Sekomandi textiles are used to decorate the traditional houses during ceremonies as a sign that the entire ritual cycle had been performed such as weddings.

This motif is ulu karua refers to the eight traditional leaders who have specific roles and responsibilities for the well being of their community. According to legend, an ancestor was meditating in a cave when he saw an old tattered cloth containing these motifs. He brought this cloth back to his community and the motifs on the cloth were woven once again.

Warp ikat, two panels stiched together, open fringes, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Ikat tied, dyed and woven by Harni in Mamuju, Sulawesi, 2019.
212 x 125 cm / 83.5 x 49 in




Textiles and Their Culture: Adonara Island | Bali Island | Flores Island | Java Island | Kalimantan Island | Lembata Island | Savu & Rai Jua Islands | Sulawesi Island | Sumba Island | Timor Island

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