Watubo

Kerawang 13 - Scarf Tenun Ikat Sikka Flores Natural Dye | Watubo

Rp600,000 IDR

Only 1 piece in stock!

Scarf ini Ditenun oleh Mama Maria Goreti yang hobi menari diwaktu senggangnya.
This ikat fabric was woven by Mrs. Maria Goreti who likes to dance by the end of the day. 

Motif Ikat | Ikat Pattern
Kerawang 

Ukuran | Size
200x16 cm

Bahan | Materials
Tenun ikat Watublapi, Flores Timur.
Benang katun
Ikat cloth from Watublapi, East Flores

Commercial cotton yarn

Pewarna Alami | Natural Dye

Biru | Blue
Indigofera Tinctoria

Merah dan Coklat | Red and Brown
Akar Mengkudu
Morinda Roots

Watubo is a community of ikat weavers in Watublapi village, just on the outskirts of Maumere, in Sikka regency, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. The collective consists of 26 ikat weaving artisans, who aspire to conserve the local art and culture, also increasing the prosperity of their communities. The community also work with respect and care for the environment.


To this day, the artisans in Maumere continue to use the techniques and tools passed down to them through generations, alongside the colors, patterns, and symbols. According to the traditional community, traditional textile motifs belongs to the Iwangete Clan and Sikka Krowe Clan. Textile from ikat weaving is not only used for clothing but also a part of the life cycle—representing ethnicity, tradition, religion, as well as a symbol of status, wealth, authority, and honor. 

Fabric
  • Rub gently with a clean, damp cloth or sponge
  • Use cold water and mild soap
  • Do not immerse in water
Leather
  • Rub gently with a clean, dry cloth or sponge
  • Do not clean with water, soap, solvent or stain removers
  • Polish leather with an approved leather cream

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