University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Richard Allen Drake

Ibanic Textile Weaving

Its Enchantment in Social and Religious Practices

By: Richard Allen Drake

The weaving of attractive textiles is one of the freatures that distinguishes the Iabanic peoples of Borneo from neighboring Dayak groups. The peoples referred to here as Ibanic speak related languages and have similar cutures; they include the Iban proper (some-times called the Sea Dayak), as well as the Mualang, Kantu’, Sebuyau, and Seberuang. Traditionally, […]