palm leaf lamak; hanging (ritual & belief: representations); textile

Palm leaf ritual hanging, lamak, decorated with red and green paint. The roughly rectangular textile is made from individual fronds held together by plant fibre sticks pierced through adjacent fronds. The top end, which is undecorated, tapers slightly. The decorated, rectangular area is bordered by a green frame attached with synthetic fibre threads. The decoration consists of an applied floral motif. Below this are 3 applied leaf -shapes.

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