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Cual Woven Textile Museum

Cual Woven Museum (photo: Travel.Detik)

Cual Woven Textile Museum

This museum is the first and only museum in Pangkalpinang that provides insight into the typical woven fabric of Bangka Belitung. Ishadi Cual Fabric Museum displayed a 200-years-old woven fabric and other precious textile heritage. Cual weaving was originally a traditional cloth from the Muntok region, developed around the 17th century. Cual woven cloth is very famous for its smooth texture. Its variety of flora and fauna patterns stand out like a relief of motifs when viewed from a distance.

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Cual Woven Textile Museum

Tourist Attractions in Bangka Belitung

Bangka Belitung

Batik Motifs

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Daun Simpor

This motif is inspired by the Simpor plant (Dillenia Suffruticosa) which is a typical

Kain Cual

Cual textile tradition has existed since the 17th century. The word “Cual” refers to

Biji Kopi

The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in

 

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Motifs

Parang Seling

Parang Seling or “alternating daggers” is a royal batik motif. It is a feminine variant of

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Desa Na Ualu

The Gorga motif of Ualu Village is the symbol of the eight cardinal

Gigi Haruan Lidi

The Gigi Haruan Lidi motif is taken from the name of the cork fish and is a symbol of

Ikan tambal

The word “Ikan” refers to fish. The philosophical meaning of Ikan Tambal means is

Enggang Dayak

Local people beliefs that hornbills are an incarnation of the Commander of the Birds. It has supernatural

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

Manguni Minahasa

Manguni is identified as the symbol of the Minahasa people. Manguni is known as a

Taiganja

Taiganja is a precious gold pendant that shows the social status of the Kaili family. It is

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

The Vertical Upright (Kerawang Tegak) Motif symbolizes a person who has a strong

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Lok Baintan Floating Market

As you can imagine, the most authentic thing is that you can buy things and even

Pala Salawaku

This motif illustrates the unique weapons of the Maluku region, namely

Pisang Bali

This batik motif is usually given by a person to his/her lover who is

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Leuit Sijimat

This motif reflects the daily activities of the Baduy tribe in Banten. The main ornaments of batik motif consist of:

Awan Berarak

Awan Berarak is a combination of Dayak motifs and Malay patterns. The word ‘Awan Berarak’ means the

Gamolan

This motif illustrates Gamolan, a bamboo musical instrument of Lampung that is

Gonggong Beruntun

This motif illustrates that a person should maintain a positive attitude and

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

If Batik Besurek combines Arabic calligraphy motifs, then the Kaganga batik takes

Singayaksa

The Singayaksa motif comes from the name of a place where Sultan Hasanuddin used to

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Jupri Kembang Teh

Kembang Teh illustrates the tendrils of tea plants that grow in the highlands of

Cengkeh

The clove flower motif is the main commodity of the Tolitoli Regency. This motif represents

Bomba Mawar

This motif means sacred love for family, kingdom, and God; It also illustrates

Kain Cual

Cual textile tradition has existed since the 17th century. The word “Cual” refers to

Jumputan Bintang

The word Jumputan means the tie-dye technique, while the word “Bintang” refers to

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

The motif illustrates the philosophy of the mangosteen fruit, which is

Prada Papua

The word “Prada” in the Javanese-Indonesian dialect means a batik textile that

Bultiya

The word ‘Bultiya’ is an acronym of the three major tribes in North Kalimantan, namely

Biji Kopi

The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Dayak Taghol

Dayak Taghol has a distinctive style of four curved lines and small dots. This motif represents

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Rangkiang

The word “Rangkiang” refers to the rice granary in the Minangkabau language. It symbolizes

Pucuk Rebung Riau

Pucuk Rebung symbolizes heart determination in achieving goals, good luck, and

Sero Tangga

The Sero Tangga illustrates an endearing feeling and sacrifices of a person to fulfil

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Pattimura

Pattimura is the name of an Indonesian hero who fought against colonialism in

Hiu Taliyasan

Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). Hiu Taliyasan refers to

Keluak Daun Pakis

The word “Keluak” is a Minang language which means twisted or tangled. The Motif of

Tabir Tanjung

Tanjung flower is a type of Cherry tree flower, which is commonly found in

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat motif represents the marine life at Raja Ampat archipelago in

Rasamala

The Rasamala Batik motif is associated with a story when the Dutch came

Kawung

The Kawung motif was created by Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo (1593 – 1645) as a symbolic gift for

Asmat Papua

The batik motif illustrates the Asmat’s sacred tribal motifs that are

La Galigo

La Galigo is a literary work of the Buginese Epic that has 300 thousand epic lines. It is considered even

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Pintu Aceh

The motif is inspired by Aceh’s traditional architecture that has

Gurdo Solo

Gurdo or garuda bird is the mount of the Indian god Vishnu. As the Sun Bird,

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Srimanganti

The name of the Srimanganti motif is derived from Palace’s hallway that connects to

Ukir Sentani

The Ukir motif is a batik motif that is inspired by various traditional Sentani wood carvings

Besurek Rafflesia

The term “Basurek” refers to a textile that contains letters or inscriptions

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Ake Patra

Ake is related to the divinity and the composition of the universe. It is a symbol of

Kalo Sara

Kalo Sara is a sacred motif for Tolaki ethnic. It is considered as

Sido Mulyo

Sidomulyo is one of the classical motifs, which is specifically used for the bride’s costume in

Malinau Cultural Festival

You will witness a unique competition that might not be found other than in

Gentala Arasy

Built as high as 80 meters, the tower also highlights the historical side of

Samudra

This art painting means to be strong-willed person to pursue

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Anggrek Tewu

This motif is created based on the local wisdom and philosophy of

Tubo Kelapa

Coconut tree is a symbol of a good character and strong mentality. It illustrates the more success a person, the more

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Abimanyu Prince

This motif implies a hope that the wearer will have the wisdom of

Mahkota Siger

Siger is the crown of a noblewoman in ancient time. It is a symbol of femininity, strength, and

Tanah Liek

The word “Tanah Liek” refers to clay in Minang language. It is also known as

Sandeq

Sandeq Boat is a symbol of the maritime importance of the West Sulawesi region. The greatness of

Karawo Pinang

Pinang refers to the Palm areca tree. This motif is considered as the original

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

It symbolizes the hierarchy in society and the social status of the Mekongga

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Bintik Tujuh

The Bintik Tujuh (Seven Dots) motif has 7 white spots and green color gradation as

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

a combination of Javanese cultural motif of the Majapahit kingdom (XII-XIV century) with

Rumah Mamuju

the Batik motif illustrates the house of Mamuju King with the stairs, located on the left of the wooden stage house

Wakatobi

It symbolizes the coastal beauty of the Wakatobi island and the symbol of Patra symbolizes

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

Gonggong Siput

Gonggong (Strombus Turturella) is one type of sea snail found around

Karawo Mahkuta

Mahkuta refers to Gorontalo’s traditional crown. It represents noble characters of

Tikar Natuna

The Tikar Natuna motif is adapted from the traditional making of pandanus mats in

Kasih Tak Sampai

‘Kasih Tak Sampai’ is an idiom in the Indonesian language which refers to

Bekantan Pakis

This motif represents Pakis Haji (Polystichum setiferum), an endemic plant in

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Insang Ikan

Insang refers to the gills of the fish. This is a typical pattern of Malay ethnic who inhabits

Sekar Jati

Sekar means flower and Jati refers to teak trees that symbolizes a strong mental character that

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Alam Pantai

The word “Alam Pantai” refers to the natural beauty of

Kaharingan

The Kaharingan or ‘tree of life’ based on the Dayak tribes’ belief system. This tree symbolizes

Paqbarre Allo

The word “Barre” means round and “Allo” means the sunlight. This motif is interpreted as