SKY WEAVERS, WITH IFUGAO WEAVERS

Sky Weavers is a cultural enterprise that works with indigenous weavers from Ifugao, Philippines to create clothing pieces and accessories that are wearable in the modern age. Their weavers use the backstrap loom to create ikat textile with patterns and techniques that have been passed down through generations. Their goal is to be able to bring Ifugao culture and textiles to the world stage, and to uplift the lives of weavers in Ifugao.

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Aguinaya RM560.00
Orange/red collared ikat blouse made from 100% cotton.   Pattern: Katibanglan – the diamond shapes are the spirits of the ancestors. This pattern is found on the trunk of the giant fern tree, which is one of the oldest plants on Earth. Ifugaos believe that the spirits of the dead continue to guide the living as they journey through life. Skirt not included   Size: Chest 96.5cm  
Ambayung RM780.00
Grey ikat dress made from 100% cotton, with Filipiniana sleeves and asymmetric length.   Pattern: Ambayung – the triangular patterns are  the triangular hip bag of Ifugao women. It usually contains amulets and betel nut for chewing and socialization.   Size: Chest 81cm Waist 61cm Hip 86 cm
Atibungalon RM450.00
Multi-colored ikat vest made from 100% cotton   Pattern: Katibanglan – the diamond shapes are the spirits of the ancestors. This pattern is found on the trunk of the giant fern tree, which is one of the oldest plants on Earth. Ifugaos believe that the spirits of the dead continue to guide the living as they journey through life.   Size: Chest 101cm
Dudduli RM1,120.00
Backless olive ikat gown made from 100% cotton. With beadwork.   Pattern: Lingling-o – known to be a prosperity and fertility symbol in Northern Philippines   Size: Chest 91cm Waist 66cm Hip 91cm
Ohha RM315.00
Grey one-strap crop top made from 100% cotton ikat weave, with indigenous patterns.   Pattern: Holgat – spearheads, which symbolize bravery. The spear is a common hunting weapon among Ifugaos.   Size: Bust 79cm
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