Detail of the wider part of the sash
The sash is decorated with strips of cloth in appliqué
tehnique, and spangles
A sash, made up of colourful cotton cloth stitched together
in apllique technique. The sash is worn as a belt around the
waist, holding a tubular skirt, which is usually made of abaca
fibre (wild banana).
- total length: 180 cm.
- narrow part in the middle: 5 cm.x 40 cm.
- decorated ends: 10 cm. x 40 c.m.
A Bagobo Cultural group posing after a performance in Davao
City, in 1975. The woman sitting on the right wears a skirt made
of abaca and a sash. Photograph: courtesy Mr. Rudy Aguio, Davao
City, the Philippines.
Ethnic group: Bagobo
Location: South east Mindanao