Philippine textiles: Kalinga cloth, T'boli beads The textile is a modern reproduction of the traditional designs and colours of Kalinga cloth. The beads use traditional T'boli beading techniques.


T'nalakn is sacred cloth made from Abaca. the T'boli women who make them are called Dreamweavers. The T'boli tribe is from South Cotabato, Philippines

Philippines: Gaddang textile The Gaddang are a tribal group to the north-east of Manila, in the provinces of Isabella and Cagayan. This is a modern reproduction of the traditional striped Gaddang textiles embroidered with small white beads.

traditional patterns of igorot tribes northern Luzon Philippines

Tenugui : Japanese Traditional Cloth - There's just a special kind of charm about traditional Japanese art

The Banago collection is made up of vibrant colors and exotic patterns, including the unique and colorful pattern design based on the body-painting traditions of the ancient tattooed Pintados warriors in the Philippine islands. With each piece being hand crafted, BANAGO gives back tremendously, supporting the local communities and their households bringing island chic style to the city. Check them out in the COREY Marketplace!

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different Banigs or woven mats made in Sulu by the Samal tribe -

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Koonhor Textile Design SS 13 on Behance by The Strangely Good #Singapore

Pasalamat Festival, Philippinnes

T’nalak – This is probably one of the most prolific among the weaves coming from the Mindanao region. This is one of the most common and easy to find. The T’nalak is made by the T’boli tribe, most of them are in Lake Sebu South Cotabato. It is said that the T’boli people are known to be the Dream Weavers. this is because the designs of the T’nalak areactually visual interpretation of their dreams. No two Tnalak cloth have the same patterns. The T’boli tribe considers the T’nalak as a sacred ...

Bontoc, Ifigao, Kalinga tribal textiles

There are many many traditional Filipino dresses. This is one, called a Barot Saya.

Banig (mat) is a handwoven mat usually used in East Asia and Philippines for sleeping and sitting. It is not a textile; depending on the region, the mat is made of buri (palm), pandan or sea grass leaves. The leaves are dried, usually dyed, then cut into strips and woven into mats, which may be plain or intricate.The Samals of Sulu & Basey,Samar are famous for these mats.

Detail from a Kente cloth from the Ewe people of Ghana, 19th century, Silk and Cotton, British Museum, London

T'Boli People, Mindanao, Philippines

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

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