Getting to Know Lurik Woven Fabrics

Weaving is a technique of making fabric by crossing or weaving two groups of threads that are perpendicular to each other so as to form woven threads with a certain construction.

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Lurik weaving is one of the Indonesian heritage woven fabrics. Has a distinctive motif with lines or rows. The cloth is hand-crafted using various wood-based tools, is mechanical and human-powered. The tool is commonly called Non-Machine Weaving Equipment.

Working Process


Winding the weft on a pallet bobbin to be prepared as a weft in the Non-Machine Weaving Equipment weaving process


Winding the warp yarn on spools that will be prepared as warp yarn in the process of threading / winding the yarn on the Non-Machine Weaving Equipment boom

Hani /sekir

Winding yarn on a weaving boom that will be prepared as warp yarn in the Non-Machine Weaving Equipment weaving process

Boom tenun

Warp yarn spool produced by hani/ sekir


A tool for inserting warp threads on the gun and comb of the Non-Machine Weaving Equipment loom


A loom that moves up and down, to form a woven fabric


The result of the weft thread that is inserted into the Teropong


Tool for sliding the weft yarn left to right to form a weave


The process of determining the formula and setting in determining the expected motive

Tenun ATBM (Non-Machine Weaving Equipment)

The loom that regulates the opening of the warp mouth, launching, sealing the weft, stretching the warp, and winding the fabric using the power of the feet and hands.

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