Endek

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  • "Woven textile, silk or cotton with supplementary weft ikat decoration. Apart from songket weaving, Bali is famous for weft endek weaving. (The weft threads are tie-dyed, the warp is monochrome). End of 18th , beginning of 19th century, Buleleng (Singaraja), North Bali, was famous for the best weft ikat, woven with silk, and also created cepuk textiles, similar to the cotton cepuk textiles from Nusa Penida. The cepuk from Nusapenida is very rough and uncomfortable to wear – it is mostly used as shroud." (Noun)
  • hold; stay (Verb)
Andap
Endek
Kasar
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Alus sor
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Alus mider
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Alus madya
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Alus singgih
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Mider
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Bali dataran dialect
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Bali aga dialect
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Usage Examples

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Tiang meli endek di Klungkung.
[example 1]
I bought endek at Klungkung

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Cepuk textile, silk - Singaraja - size: 75 x 106 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.

Endek weaving process

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Sami wargine nenten kaicen nganggen pangangge lianan saking kamben endek mawarna-warni sane mapakem pininget Bebandem.

In English:   The leader is in charge of providing welfare to his people.

In Indonesian:   Pemimpin bertugas memberikan kesejahteraan kepada rakyatnya.
  1. © All textiles and photographs: Karin Sukarya
  2. © All textiles and photographs: Karin Sukarya