Kain TatibinUnit Pengelola Museum Seni
This is Kain Tatibin usually at 1 meter length is used as wall decoration during a ritual ceremony. The weaving highlights ship on main centre of the cloth. The ship represent a microcosm connecting nature, humans, and the divine.
The cloth is woven in cotton, dyed cotton and golden threads.The use of festive colors and golden thread indicates an importance of the ritual ceremony where it is used. This piece is likely used in a wedding ceremony.
Lampung Ceremonial cloth (Kain Tampan) (1920)Unit Pengelola Museum Seni
intricately woven tampan, small square-shaped cloths that were exchanged during important rites of passage. Tampan were owned and used by virtually every Lampung family to consecrate ritual occasions and to assist each individual as he or she progressed through the diverse ceremonies that marked the various stages of life.
Tampan appears in two primary colors and only woven in cotton. The color blue depict the secular realm and the color red the sacred realm. Kain tampan comes in size smaller than 1 m and used for food coverings.