Tapis of Lampung

Cloth of Tapis is a typical cloth of Lampung. It is made of woven cotton yarn embroidered with gold or silver thread, with floral or fauna motifs. Cloth of Tapis generally used in religious ceremonies, even it is treated as a family heirloom.

The style of cloth of Tapis is always evolves, along with the interaction to other cultures. Other cultural elements enrich the existing pattern.

The processing time of Tapis is varied, depends on the density of gold thread embroidery. The main equipment used to create the cloth of Tapis is Sesang, that is a tool for preparing yarn before being mounted on a loom. The next is Mattakh, that is a tool for weaving the cloth.

Tapis Lampung is a traditional crafts because it is done manually. This craft normally worked by housewives and young women in between the work in fields or orchards.

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    1. Macem2 Non.. di gallerynya Siti Rahayu tempat aku motret itu.. minimal sejutaan… kelas premium itu..
      Tapi mungkin kalo di daerah Manggala sana barangkali bisa lebih murah… Ocre.. πŸ™‚

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      1. yes Aan, I’m still studying, doing my degree now..though I’m in my semester break now, there are still work to be done..
        Soon..I will write something again… πŸ™‚

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      1. mipik? belanja maksudnya? halah.. gak duwe sangu Mas.. πŸ™‚
        cuma di bandar lampung sama danau ranau mas.. cuma perjalanan pas ke ranau dan pulangnya yang mampir-mampir.. πŸ™‚

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