The Kain Ampik or Ampik cloth of the Iranun people features prominent diamond-shaped motifs. This material is used as samping as part of the Malay men’s attire. Silk threads are used to create the intricate patterns and it takes approximately 2 months to produce a two-metre piece. Use it as a drape for your sofa or have it framed to decorate your living space.
This miniature Takinan basket is a product of the Murut community residing in Keningau and Tenom. It is skilfully hand-woven using strips of dried bamboo and is tied to four rattan stands using selingkawang, a type of grass. In the olden days, a full-sized Takinan would be used by the Murut to store paddy rice. This miniature version can be used as pen holder or to give your home an ethnic Murut touch.
This colourful miniature Takinan basket is a product of the Dusun community in Kota Belud. The basket is woven from strips of dried bamboo and is tied to four rattan stands using rattan. In the olden days, a full-sized Takinan would be used by the Kadazandusun to store paddy rice. This colourful Takinan is great to brighten up your desk or to decorate your home.
This colourful rectangle bamboo box is made of bamboo strips, rattan and dyed colors handwoven by the Dusun womenfolk of Kota Belud. These unique bamboo box is suitable for storage purposes, home decoration and make great souvenirs.