Ibaloi Handwoven Face Mask (Mata-mata Pattern)

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This textile is made of Philippine cotton handwoven by Imelda Onga Ong, a weaver from the Kulibangbang Weaver’s Association. The production of this textile took longer than usual since it is the first time the weaver used Philippine cotton as a thread for their backstrap loom.

The design is called mata-mata which signifies the eyes of their ancestors.

Ethnically woven by the women of Bontoc

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