Cepuk

  • "Ceremonial protective textile - weft ikat, woven silk or cotton follows resembles the layout of a patola (kain bebali). Wastra, silk with cepuk design - for special ceremonies (kain bebali)."
Media
Cepuk
Kasar
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Halus
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

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Cepuk textile, cotton Nusapenida - size: 81 x 125 cm

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The textiles shown here were produced in the Palace of Buleleng and some in Jembrana Regency between 1890 and 1920 by noblewomen and were restricted to the nobility.

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Cepuk based on Indian double ikat patola prototype cloth. Bali, Indonesia, 1938. Cotton. Cotton; handwoven endek (weft ikat or tie-dyed, resist patterned) 59 7/ 8 x 32 1⁄4 in. (152 x 82 cm). Courtesy of the Division of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History, 70.0/8256. Donated by Margaret Mead. The eight-pointed star pattern is called chhabadi bhat in India and jilamprang in Indonesia.

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Cepuk Bintang Kurung, Ngurah Hendrawan, dyer, and Ni Gede Diari, weaver, Nusa Penida, Bali, Indonesia, 2017. Cotton, natural dyes; handwoven plain-weave endek (weft ikat or tie-dyed, resist patterned), 95 1⁄4 x 30 3⁄4 in. (242 x 78 cm). Used as protection in toothfiling (potong gigi) ceremonies.

  1. © Textiles and photographs: Karin Sukarya
  2. © Textiles and photographs: Karin Sukarya
  3. Courtesy of the Division of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History, 70.0/8256. Donated by Margaret Mead.
  4. Bard Graduate Center Study Collection.