Ramit

 Mindoro

RAMIT MINATAHAN 001

RAMIT MINATAHAN 001

  • MANGYAN TRIBE
  • Mindoro
  • 60% cotton, 40% polyester
  •  Width 24"
  •  Colors may vary slightly from the photo. Material content is 100% abaca fiber and coloring is a mix of natural and synthetic dye depending on the community that wove the fabric.

 

The ramit is a textile made by Hanunuo Mangyan women. It is woven on a backstrap loom called harablon which is made out of hardwood. 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 expresses the Mangyans’ ingenuity and artistry.  This ramit design called sinuknap which has patterns that resemble the number 8 is one of the many traditional designs used by the artisans. Minatahan is symbolic of the bird's eye or mata.

RAMIT MINATAHAN 002

RAMIT MINATAHAN 002

  • MANGYAN TRIBE
  • Mindoro
  • 60% cotton, 40% polyester
  •  Width 24"
  •  Colors may vary slightly from the photo. Material content is 100% abaca fiber and coloring is a mix of natural and synthetic dye depending on the community that wove the fabric.

 

The ramit is a textile made by Hanunuo Mangyan women. It is woven on a backstrap loom called harablon which is made out of hardwood. 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 expresses the Mangyans’ ingenuity and artistry.  This ramit design called sinuknap which has patterns that resemble the number 8 is one of the many traditional designs used by the artisans. Minatahan is symbolic of the bird's eye or mata.

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