Sumba Ikat Weaving with Cockatoo & Deer motives.
Where is Sumba? Sumba (Indonesian: Pulau Sumba) is an island in eastern Indonesia. It is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands and is in the province of East Nusa Tenggara.
Meaning of motives
There is an expression in the Sumba language, namely “Kaka Ma Kanguhuru, Pirihu Pa Uli” which means a group of cockatoos, a friendly Nuri.
The symbol of the Kakatua symbolizes “Unity”, reflecting the soul of the Sumbanese people in making decisions for various affairs, through the way of Deliberation for Consensus.
Other expressions in the Sumba language such as “ambu kaka ngandi undi, ambu manginu ngandi rota” means don’t be a cockatoo carrying nettles, don’t be a sparrow that causes itching. This expression contains advice and a warning to everyone to always be on the lookout for those who bring and spread things that cause division and unrest in people’s lives.
The splendor of the deer antlers symbolizes the wisdom of a leader who pays attention to the life of the community he leads and is able to overcome problems faced by society.
This motif symbolizes Courage, Majesty, and Wisdom.
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|: 273×101 cm
: Natural cotton
: In Picture
Sumba Ikat Care Instructions:
1. Do not wash Sumba Ikat too often so that the color does not fade quickly and fade. Do not use detergent when washing, just dip it in water and it doesn’t take long.
2. When drying the Sumba Ikat cloth, do not expose it to sunlight, but it is enough to air it.
3. Sumba Ikat is no need to be ironed.
4. Do not wash with a washing machine, ordinary washing soap, or dry-cleaning. Put in plastic, or rolled, stored upright in a cabinet.
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