• Kampuh is a man's ceremonial textile. It is a ‘wrap-around the bare chest’ for wedding/tooth filing ceremonies and dance performances. It is worn over a kain panjang from songket or prada. For war dance performances “Tari Baris”, a blouse with long arms, is worn under the kampuh.
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

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Kampuh - size: 92 x 147 cm

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Kamuph/saput - size: 92 x 147 cm

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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  1. © All textiles and photographs: Karin Sukarya
  2. © All textiles and photographs: Karin Sukarya