Kerawang Buen - Shawl Tenun Ikat Sikka Flores Natural Dye | Watubo
Scarf ini Ditenun oleh Hendrikus Hery Nay yang hobi menari diwaktu senggangnya.
This ikat fabric was woven by Hendrikus Hery Nay who likes to dance by the end of the day.
Motif Ikat | Ikat Pattern
Ukuran | Size
Bahan | Materials
Tenun ikat Watublapi, Flores Timur.
Ikat cloth from Watublapi, East Flores
Commercial cotton yarn
Pewarna Alami | Natural Dye
Biru | Blue
Merah dan Coklat | Red and Brown
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.
- Rub gently with a clean, damp cloth or sponge
- Use cold water and mild soap
- Do not immerse in water
- 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