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Torang Sitorus bring Ulos Passamot fabric collection of Batak to Indonesia Fashion Week 2017

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Tinuku ~ Torang Sitorus taking tradition into the fabric Ulos Passamot latest fashion collection at the stage Indonesia Fashion Week 2017 took place February 1 to February 5 in Jakarta. Traditional cloth of Batak present in the title The Passamot inspired by the happy story and emotion in Batak customary marriage.

Torang Sitorus, textile designer based in Medan, North Sumatra, presenting the latest collection entitled The Passamot in classic designs using fabrics Ulos Passamot but to show the principles of simplicity and sanctity translated through 16 fashion design combines soft colors and firm like beige, burgundy, dark gray, and maroon.

Tinuku Torang Sitorus bring Ulos Passamot fabric collection of Batak to Indonesia Fashion Week 2017

Tinuku.com Torang Sitorus bring Ulos Passamot fabric collection of Batak to Indonesia Fashion Week 2017

"Passamot Ulos fabric is usually given by the parents of the woman to the parents of the man in the marriage procession," Sitorus said in a press conference after the fashion show titled Tenoen Ethnic by Bekraf in Indonesia Fashion Week 2017 in Jakarta.

Ulos Pinuncaan serves as a sign that the parents of the woman had handed over responsibility and believe that the men could fulfill obligations well. Ulos Passamot also has a meaning as a prayer in an atmosphere of love.

"It's hard to get used to weave finer. Therefore, the fabric for custom should have been louder, different when made into clothing. However, now the weavers in Batak already began to weave fine," said Sitorus.

Ulos developed hereditary by the Batak people in northern Sumatra in a manner similar to Palembang songket. Handmade textiles usually have dominant color red, black and white decorated by variety of woven from threads of gold or silver.

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Tinuku Torang Sitorus bring Ulos Passamot fabric collection of Batak to Indonesia Fashion Week 2017

At first the classic Ulos charged in the form of a scarf or gloves, but now has many products designed for souvenirs, pillowcases, belts, handbags, clothing, tablecloths, ties, wallets, curtains and various contemporary purposes.

Most Ulos have become extinct because no longer produced as Ulos Raja, Ulos Ragi Botik, Ulos Gobar, Ulos Saput and Ulos Sibolang. Pinuncaan Ulos fabric consists of five parts are woven separately and then put together neatly into the form of the Ulos and used by kings and folk customs in various purposes occasions of grief and joy.

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