Banig: Weaving Tradition and Art | Banig: Sining at Tradisyon ng Paghabi

The banig is similar to traditional Japanese tatami mat or India’s reed mat (paay in Tamil or chatai in Hindi), it is made of dried leaves and used primarily for sleeping and sitting in the Philippines. Banig weaving involves folding over strips of materials to make unique geometrical designs. Though it’s not clearly known when…
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