Indigenous Crafts

Ethnic & indigenous crafts are dying out with the advent of mechanisation & generic crafts.  The National Textile Museum, in its efforts to create awareness about these dying crafts demonstrations, have organised demonstrations during the Textile Carnival 2011. And if u missed it, u can also visit the Pohon Budi Gallery, where a kiosk shows all the many crafts of Malaysia and its traditional production methods, including the materials and tools used.

From SABAH (East Malaysia)

Linangkit is an inticate form of embroidery that mimicks weaving. The finished product is a wide strip of colourful triangles and stripes, used to decorate the traditional dress.

How do we wear it?

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