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