Ramit Minatahan Black

₱1,300.00

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  • Weave
  • Artisan 
  • Usage & Care
  • Woven in a traditional backstrap loom called harablon, the Ramit is an intricate weave pattern indigenous to the Buhid and Hanunuo Mangyans in Mindoro. The weaver feels she’s part of the ramit and the harablon when it is strapped on her back. The ramit features varied and intricate geometric patterns that express the Mangyans’ ingenuity and artistry. Ramit patterns like the "ocho ocho" or "sinukap" reminiscent of number eight and this "singko" reminsicent of number five are modern names pertaining to the geometric embroidered-like patterns on the weave. Most weavers weave for themselves to use the Ramit as tapis or wrap skirts to pair up with their traditional Lambong blouses. Minatahan is symbolic of the bird's eye or mata.

    Colors may vary slightly from the photo. Material content may also vary depending on the community that wove the fabric.

     Weave Ramit
     Width 22 inches
     Material  60% cotton, 40% polyester

    If there is not enough quantity in stock, you may order this fabric at a minimum of 3 meters. Email us at fabrics@anthillfabricgallery.com

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  •  Location Mindoro
     Woven by Mangyan Tribe
     Capacity Weaves an average of 1 yard per day
  •  Best used for
    • Scarves
    • Caps
    • Apparel
    • Homewares
    • Upholstery
    • Uniforms
    • Crafts
    • Bags
    • Neckties


     Fabric Care 
    Machine Wash In Normal Cycle, Hand Wash, Do Not Bleach, Do Not Soak, Do Not Tumble Dry, Hang To Dry, Do Not Wring or Twist, Low Steam/ Iron 

    No possible shrinkage

     

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