Meaning of Some Bunong Pattern Designs

Each pattern stands for:

  1. Archery, bow and arrow stand for hunting for Bunong people
  2. kitchen stands for place for cooking
  3. python, Wasp, snake and tiger nose stand for dangerous animals
  4. Gaud, cucumber sead, pumpkin, rice seed stand for planting
  5. River bank, waterfall, mountain and wild animal stand for landscape of living place of Bunong people.
  6. Rabbit stands for intelligent person.

Pattern designs of seed and mountain

Pattern design of archery fire, mortar and road

 

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Bunong Fabric Pattern Designs

With the Bunong fabric weaving, they also have their own pattern and they represent different symbols and meaning. Those patterns are:

  1. Kitchen
  2. Archery fire
  3. Bow
  4. Gaud fruit
  5. Human
  6. Tiger nose
  7. Python
  8. Cucumber seed
  9. Dove
  10. Arrow
  11. Bunong bamboo basket
  12. Snake
  13. Mountain
  14. Spider net
  15. Caterpillar
  16. River
  17. People carry each other hands and walk
  18. Car road
  19. Caterpillar’s eyes
  20. Hook
  21. Water beetle
  22. Wasp
  23. Dengue Mosquito
  24. Tiger canine
  25. Tree
  26. Waterfall
  27. Wild animal
  28. River bank
  29. Jewel Beetles
  30. Mortar
  31. Pumpkin
  32. Rice seed
  33. Rabbit

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Bunong Blanket

A blanket (in Bunong called Yoss Kaong) is normally a mix of black, red and white colors and its patterns are trees, mountains, humans, river banks and houses. Most parts of a blanket are pattern. There are two sizes of blankedts, they are 250x300cm and 250x400cm. To weave a Silk Sarong, Bunong people need to spend 180 days. Continue reading

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Bunong Small Silk Sarong (it is called Yoss Chi in Bunong language)

 

The Silk Sarong (in Bunong called Yoss Chi) is normally a mix of black and red colors and its patterns are humans, trees, mountains, buffalos, cows and pythons. There are three sizes of the Silk Sarong, they are 50x200cm, 60x200cm, 70x200cm. To weave a Silk Sarong, it takes the Bunong people 90 days. But, Continue reading

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