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Balinese Woven Fabrics

The island of Bali is not only known for its tourism, but also has various cultures, such as woven fabric crafts. Woven fabric is the result of crafts in the form of fabrics made of fiber yarn, cotton, silk.The process is simple in the manufacture of woven fabric that combines the yarn in a transverse and elongated based on a particular pattern. The development of this weaving leads to the quality of materials used as well as an attractive color fiber motif.

 Gringsing Weaving is made of cotton yarn woven using double binding technique that takes 2 to 5 years. This cloth comes from Tenganan Village, Karangasem Regency, Bali. The word Gringsing comes from “gring” which means sick and “sing” means no, so it can be combined into “not sick”. The meaning contained in the word “not sick” is the repellent of disaster. Usually gringsing cloth is used as a backrest when there is a traditional ceremony as a symbolic can reject mala disastrous, so that people who perform the ceremony avoid danger.

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