In this section presents rattan weavings baskets mats by the tribes in Asia. High quality rattans, flexible and tough are carefully selected through the deep rainforest jungle in Asia.  Enjoy the finest collections of design motifs from the tribes.

Each type of Dayak Desa basket is made to serve one specific purpose. This style, called ragak sedang is used only for washing vegetables. Other rattan weavings baskets mats made by the Dayak Desa include cupai for collecting plants. Tabung storage baskets, bubu fish traps, and round tanggui sun hats. The Dayak Desa are one of many subgroups of the Dayak people, They inhabited the forests of Kalimantan for millennia. More than six hundred Dayak Desa women in sixteen villages belong to a local cooperative called Jasa Menenun Mandiri. Dayak Desa baskets and textiles feature intricately stylized plant and animal motifs.

Rattan weavings baskets mats or known as apai are produced by a traditional longhouse, East Kalimantan. It is durable, plain-woven mats called lampit cover the floors in most Dayak longhouses. But to receive guests and perform ceremonies, the Dayak Bantian lay out special patterned mats called apai. Most apai bear intricately woven plant motifs, or illustrate stories of the clan gods and ancestors.

On the other hand in Ransi Panjang, the villagers call this basket a cupai. They use it to collect fruits, vegetables, and other plants from the surrounding forest.

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The Dayak people load up kiang with wild vegetables, firewood, or game from the hunt. Lacing on the back allows the rattan weavings baskets mats to expand to the size of the load. Men usually carry kiang baskets, but some Dayak women show off their strength by shouldering kiang-sized loads.

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The forests of East Kalimantan hold Indonesia`s last wild rattan palms. The Dayak strap heavy loads of sugarcane or wild breadfruit on their backs in berangka rattan weavings baskets mats like this one. Daily life in Dayak villages depends on wild plants. Every day, the Dayak extract fruits and vegetables, rattan cane for baskets, fuel for the kitchen fire, medicines, dyes, and countless other items from local forests.

In another Dayak village,  Women use anjat to store clothing, or to carry goods to market. On the other hand, Men use almost identical rattan weavings baskets mats for hunting or collecting fruit. The men`s baskets are undecorated, while anjat or ajat feature intricate designs.
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WR0263 Fish Trap (ONE PAIR) Lamp Decoration Tribal Home Architecture Lure Bait Trap Outdoor Fishing

$195.00

WR0258 Handmade Placemat 510mm Old Aged Rattan Table Panel Fiber Art Weaving Woven Tribal Asia

$150.00

WR0257 Rattan Panel 550 x 470 mm Wall Hanging Decor Fiber Art Weaving Woven Painting

$160.00

WR0256 Rattan Placemat 550 x 490 mm Old Traditional Weaving Dining Table Mat Fiber Art

$180.00

WR0255 Table Mat 580 x 450 mm Old Aged Rattan Weaving Woven Fiber Art Borneo Asia

$220.00

WR0254 Dining Mat (740 x 540 mm) Old Rattan Panel Fiber Art Weaving Woven Painting Wall Deco

$250.00

WR0253 Forest Basket 320mm Antique Fiber Art Bakul Tambok Weaving Woven Art Dayak Borneo

$260.00

WR0260 Fiber Art Class 220mm 3-Dimensional Weaving Dayak Tribes Of Borneo Asia Ceremonial Hat Costume

$95.00

WR0259 Borneo Ceremonial Dancing Hat 250mm Fiber Art Cap Costume Traditional Weaving Asia

$95.00

WR0250 Traditional Rattan Tote Bag 320x310mm Rectangular Shoulder Handbag Ajat Weaving Handmade Tribal #7

$59.00 $50.00

WR0249 Traditional Rattan Shoulder Bag 310x290mm Rectangular Tote Handbag Ajat Weaving Handmade Tribal #6

$59.00 $50.00

WR0245 SEED BASKET One Pair BAKUL Forest Jungle Bag Travel Asia Asian Fiber Art Weaving

$160.00 $125.00

WR0241 TRAVEL ASIA 270mm BASKET Rattan Treebark Traditional Fiber Art Sling Bag Backpack Tribal Weaving

$95.00 $80.00

WR0237 AUTHENTIC ethnic BASKET 280mm Traditional Borneo Weaving Woven Fiber Art Rattan Bag #5

$240.00 $190.00

WR0236 AUTHENTIC OLD BASKET 280mm Traditional Borneo Weaving Woven Fiber Art Rattan Bag #4

$240.00 $190.00

WR0235 AUTHENTIC OLD BASKET (Large 250mm) Traditional Borneo Weaving Woven Fiber Art Rattan Bag #3

$240.00 $190.00

WR0234 AUTHENTIC OLD BASKET 280mm Traditional Borneo Weaving Woven Fiber Art Rattan Bag #2

$185.00 $180.00

WR0231 RATTAN AJAT 330mm (Bamboo Shoot Pattern) Handmade Bag Backpack Handbag Tribal Carrier #6

$55.00