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Product > Ritual Textile > PK0545 BUAH NISING / DEMON 2330mm PUA SUNGKIT KUMBU RITUAL TEXTILE Cloth Blanket Borneo

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BUAH NISING / DEMON 2330mm PUA SUNGKIT KUMBU RITUAL TEXTILE Cloth Blanket Borneo





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PK0545

Price:
USD 995.00



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Posted: 16th May 14
Updated: 27th Jul 17

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Product Description:

Borneoartifact item number: PK 0545 An extremely rare and more than beautiful Antique Sungkit Blanket(also known as Pua Sungkit.

The textile is adorn with Buah Nising / Demon Figure Pattern in the shapes of Buah Buaya Belangkar / Confronting Crocodile Images. Only natural dye from vegetable or fruit are used.

Please dont ever have any contact with water, as this will permanently destroy the colors. Height: 233 cm / 91.7 inches Width: 54 cm / 21.3 inches Weight: 1.1 kg / 2.4 lb Condition: Some tears along the borders(longest tear measures 10cm long) but otherwise an extremely beautiful and a MUST HAVE for serious collectors from Dayak Borneo. Pua kumbu of Borneo: The Pua weaving or the Pua Kumbu is a ritual blanket used for religious ceremonies, festivals %u201CGawai%u201D, ceremonies associated with birth, death, healing or %u201Csoul-searching%u201D and war of headhunting.

It serves as a means of communication between this world and the world of ancestors, spirits and gods. Here, the weaver puts down a woven graphic design of the Iban animistic beliefs, the spiritual realm (%u201Cantu%u201D) and the world view of life around them ie.

the trees, animals, insects, jungle life, natural and supernatural life.

Each weaver never draws up the image she intended to dye.

The designs are vested with meaning and energy.

The more powerful a design, the closer it brings an Iban to the spiritual world.

The more powerful the design, the greater the danger for the weaver. The Weaver-Chemist: All the dyes used in the traditional Pua Kumbu are vegetable and fruit(mango stein-reddish color) origin, and the method of preparing the %u201Cmordant bath%u201D for the cotton yarn and the actual dye-bath are only carried out by the special divinely-ordained weavers accorded the status of %u201CIndu Tau Nakar Tau Ngar%u201D or %u201CShe Who Knows the Secret of Measuring Out the Drugs in Order to Obtain the rich colors. Shipping is FREE worldwide! I will ship via Registered Mail, 14 working days worldwide, insurance included.



  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

 



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