The Aesthetic Study of Traditional Cloth North Sumatera
Available Online November 2018.
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- Ulos Batak, backstraploom, culture, aesthetic form, symbolic meaning
- This scientific work was intended for to know about process of Ulos Batak, the philosophical, the effort of society in maintain the origanility of Ulos Batak and conserve to using in scope of tradition. By used descriptive analysis method with main source is ulos weaver and Batak’s societies in Medan City, Samosir Island in North Sumatera Province and Bandung City. The use of gedogan loom is still found and preserve. The result of field search, in both location there are some equality, such as process of stanning, manggatip, mangunggas, martonun, ect. The weaving skills is still awake because any effort to teach from ancestor and from parent to their children especially to girls. For the majority, the activities of Batak are still very well preserve. But for minority, there is a reduction of enthusiasm especially the younger generation. With the reason that activity relatively low and boring and no understanding of meaning. Many activity we can do for preserve our culture and the heritage, we will be following ritual activities, proudly to use traditional cloth, learn and understand the meaning and process of traditional cloth. In education,we can insert the skill of weaving in the school curriculum, such as Ulos Batak weaving in North Sumatera with majority of Batak society. In the world of design, it can used with develop the physical, ornament and product development by incorporating elements of Ulos and Batak’s culture.
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TY - CONF AU - Khairunnisa Butar-Butar PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - The Aesthetic Study of Traditional Cloth North Sumatera BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Business, Economic, Social Science and Humanities (ICOBEST 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 435 EP - 440 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icobest-18.2018.96 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icobest-18.2018.96 ID - Butar-Butar2018/11 ER -