Banig Mats

Hand-made mats in the Philippines. The natives use the leaves of the Buri palm, the pandang, or a sedge called tiking.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Banig — A Banig is a handwoven mat usually used for sleeping. This type of mat is traditionally made in the Philippines.Technically, it is not a textile. Depending on the region of the Philippines, the mat is made of buri (palm), pandan or sea grass… …   Wikipedia

  • Buri Fibre — Fibre obtained from the leaves of the palm named Buri, grown in the Philippines. It is fairly fine and used by the natives for making Banig mats and bagging …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Nelson Alcantara — headshot Nelson Alcantara (born Nelson Gumayagay Alcantara on November 23, 1973) is a Filipino American travel journalist and destination critic, He is the co founder of eTurboNews (eTN). Contents …   Wikipedia

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