Meanings and Symbols in The Decorative Motifs and Patterns of Sinudot and Lapoi of The Kimaragang’s Costume
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- : Kimaragang ethnic, traditional costumes, ethnic identity, Sinudot, Lapoi, motifs and designs, aesthetic characteristics
Kimaragang is the typical ethnic group in Kota Marudu, Sabah. The uniqueness and identity of Kimaragang’s community can be regarded in terms of their costumes and textiles – as an ideographic symbol of Kimaragang’s people. The Kimaragang traditional costumes are divided into two, sinudot and lapoi. The sinudot a male costume with a classy appearance and masculine, which reflects an active and heroic characteristic, while lapoi worn by women, which indirectly displaying the softness and elegance appearances with the role of symmetry and decorative motif designs. Understanding the Kimaragang traditional costumes is important as a mechanism for emphasizing and preserving their own cultural values. This paper will reviews and explains the authenticity of the indigenous motif and design patterns that were woven on sinudot and lapoi in term of shapes, symbolically designating, and processing techniques applied as the aesthetic characteristics to in-depth perceive the weaving traditions of Kimaragang’s with a thorough understanding into the meanings of motifs, patterns and designs in sinudot and lapoi.
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TY - CONF AU - Victor B . Pangayan AU - A.S Hardy B. Shafii AU - Low Kok On PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - Meanings and Symbols in The Decorative Motifs and Patterns of Sinudot and Lapoi of The Kimaragang’s Costume BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Creative Media, Design and Technology (REKA 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 44 EP - 49 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/reka-18.2018.10 DO - 10.2991/reka-18.2018.10 ID - .Pangayan2018/11 ER -