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Motif & Meaning – Dayak Heritage

The title is a misnomer as this note does not offer the meaning of this motif. This note only puts together several lifestyle objects to show that this motif has … Continue reading

December 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

AN ARTWORK A DAY – Sungkit Weave of Borneo

Vintage Sungit Woven Skirt from Borneo

September 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vanishing Cultural Knowledge – the Penans of Borneo

This a picture* of a man from the Penan group that now number 10,000 and is probably the last group that lives surviving solely on the produce of hunting & … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

A drive through Old Kuching

Traditional homes in a city setting Roof tiles made of old Beliang wood. Wooden walls, slatted windows, stilts – all charming features of the homes in the old locality in … Continue reading

June 23, 2012

Curious Dayak Tribal Objects

I had never articulated the thought in my head until Kuching but had always known this even during my days of scrounging through Chor Bazaar in Bombay and flea markets … Continue reading

June 14, 2012

A Cultural Stay at Kuching

A quaint little backpackers hostel set in an old shophouse along the waterfront decorated with Straits furniture provides the perfect cultural experience in Kuching This is been the most culturally … Continue reading

June 14, 2012

Longhouses in Borneo

A walk through a longhouse in the jungles of Sarawak, Borneo. A short video taken on an iphone jm June 2012

June 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Latest Additions to the Antique Gallery – June 2012

Antique and Vintage acquisitions from the Dayak tribes from Sarawak, Sumatra and Kalimantan have been added to the Wovensouls galleries linked below: Antique Textiles from Borneo Antique Articles from Borneo … Continue reading

June 5, 2012

A Python for Dinner

Note: Please note that this article contains images of raw meat. If this is offensive to you do not read further. “Mom what’s for dinner” “Stir Fried Python” This would … Continue reading

May 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sarawak Diaries

The number of hours spent in an airplane seems to be directly proportional to the “Exotica  Quotient” of a destination. This is false of course and although I knew that, … Continue reading

May 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Thumbuakar Tribal Group, Borneo

What a delightful and soul satisfying find this has been!! Gorgeous humans, gorgeous textiles and topping all that – gorgeous performance art! Bamboo dance, fire dance – in which they … Continue reading

September 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

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