Threads Of Life


Man's Hip Wrap

IDR 2,000,000

In stock

Item Code: T03.CO.KD.XXXX.032

Songket is a supplementary weft technique, the motif being created in the base weave during weaving. The pattern is defined by up to 150 extra heddles. Each of these lifts only those warp threads under which the supplementary weft must pass at a given point in the design. As weaving progresses, the pattern heddle in use changes and the design develops. Paired songket are worn by both sexes as wedding attire or during tooth filing rituals.

Smaller, single pieces such as this textile are worn by men as saput hip-cloths. The central motif in this textile is called bintang which means star.

Information about the makers will be supplied with each cloth.
Supplementary weft patterning, single panel, twisted fringe, commercial cotton, natural dyes. Threads dyed by Threads of Life Dye Studio textile woven in Pejeng, Bali, 2021.
200 x 45 cm / 78.5 x 17.5 in

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