Garuda Indonesia Colours Magazine March 2019 - Page 62

Explore | Handcrafted Indonesia’s wealth of heritage handicrafts is as diverse as its many cultures. Each month we explore the archipelago’s offerings through a different traditional craft. Indonesia memiliki kerajinan tangan yang beraneka ragam. Setiap bulannya, kami akan menyuguhkan bagi Anda kerajinan tangan khas dari setiap daerah. Saibatin work showcases motifs of ships or boats, while the people of Pepadun highlight flora and fauna. which is also known as ‘Tapis Village’. In addition, these beautiful fabrics can be found at the Ruwa Jurai Shop, Putra Indonesia, Ninda Tapis, Singgah Pai and Bambu Kuning Market. The Lampung tapis cloth can also be obtained from the Lampung Provincial National Craft Council (Dekranasda) in Bandar Lampung city. Pulau Sumatera tak hanya terkenal dengan wastra berupa songket khas Minangkabau dan Palembang serta ulos dari suku Batak, tapi juga ada tapis dari Lampung. TAPIS WEAVING Tapis merupakan kain tradisional yang umum digunakan oleh wanita suku Lampung. Bentuknya menyerupai sarung dan merupakan hasil tenunan benang kapas yang diberi hiasan atau motif berupa sulaman (teknik tradisional) atau bordir (teknik modern) dari benang emas, perak, atau sutra. Semakin banyak sulaman, semakin mahal harganya. The island of Sumatra is famous for a diverse range of traditional fabrics: in the form of songket, typical of Minangkabau and Palembang, ulos from the Batak people, and then there is tapis from Lampung. Tapis is traditionally crafted cloth commonly used by women in Lampung, a province on Sumatra’s southern coast. The finished garment, resembling a sarong, is the result of woven cotton yarn decorated with ornamental- and floral-motif needlework (traditional techniques) or embroidery (modern techniques) using gold, silver or silk thread. Unsurprisingly, the more needlework, the more expensive it will be. Because of geographical influences, Lampung people are divided into two communities, namely Saibatin (coastal) and Pepadun (rural). This division is visible in the motifs of the tapis cloth: Saibatin work showcases motifs of ships or boats, while the people of Pepadun highlight flora and fauna motifs. To see the beauty of this craft up close, visit Katon State Village in Pesawaran District, Karena pengaruh geografis, masyarakat Lampung terbagi menjadi dua, yaitu Saibatin (masyarakat pesisir) dan Pepadun (masyarakat pedalaman). Pembagian ini juga tampak pada motif kain tapis. Kain tapis masyarakat Saibatin menampilkan motif kapal atau perahu, sementara masyarakat Pepadun menonjolkan motif flora dan fauna. Desa Negeri Katon di Kabupaten Pesawaran dikenal sebagai Kampung Tapis. Selain itu, kain indah ini juga dapat diburu, antara lain di Toko Ruwa Jurai, Putra Indonesia, Ninda Tapis, Singgah Pai dan Pasar Bambu Kuning. Kain tapis Lampung juga bisa diperoleh di Dewan Kerajinan Nasional Provinsi Lampung (Dekranasda) di Kota Bandar Lampung. 60