Ifugao Wrap and Blanket

$179

A medium-weight wraparound and blanket woven by Ifugao Nation from Kiangan, Ifugao inspired by the traditional tolge’ or ampúyo wrap. Woven by the Kiyyangan Weavers Association, these weaves help support the Save the Ifugao Rice Terraces Movement (SITMo) and its conservation work. Inspired by traditional Ifugao weaving patterns, this scarf was created for sale to be worn by all.

DETAILS
  • Materials: 100% Cotton, featuring Philippine HABI farm-grown cotton.
  • Make: Completely handmade using binobodan resist-dye technique, nilihha/pinili supplementary warp and kinulduhan plain weave techniques. Handwoven on backstrap looms in the Ifugao tradition.
  • Provenance: From the culture bearers at the SITMo and the Kiyyangan Weavers association in Kiangan, Ifugao.
  • Patterns: Featured the hinikkitan (a symbol of the weaver gods; the weaver's shuttle)tinaggu (deified ancestors elevated to the status of demi-gods), and ginlutone of the most powerful symbols of the Ifugao. 
  • Care: Hand wash and air dry or dry clean. Do not cut.

Read more about Ifugao Nation here.

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