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Tales of a sacred textile


The design on the Pua Kumbu is that of a monkey, as shown in the mobile phone app which aims to tell the story of each design at the Textile Tales of Pua Kumbu Exhibition: The Sacred Journey. — Photos: P. NATHAN/The Star

The design on the Pua Kumbu is that of a monkey, as shown in the mobile phone app which aims to tell the story of each design at the Textile Tales of Pua Kumbu Exhibition: The Sacred Journey. — Photos: P. NATHAN/The Star

GO ON a sacred journey through the corridors of Universiti Malaya’s art gallery and be historically enlightened as Sarawak’s famous textile tales of Pua Kumbu come alive.

On display until June 30, about 40 traditionally used ceremonial cloths line the walls of the gallery, each weaved with its very own story for the public to decipher.

   

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