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Ulos Making Process

Ulos Making Process

Ulos is a daily Clothing for Batak People, before they know other textile from outside Batak Land. Hande-hande called for male upper used, for the bottom is Singkot and for covering the head called tali-tali or detar. For female, from the bottom to the chest called haen, covering back called hoba-hoba, when used as a scarf called ampe-ampe, and covering the head for female called saong. The back cover for woman holding a child called hohop-hohop and the carrier called Parompa. We can see this tradition in inland of Tapanuli (North Sumatra) untill nowadays. But not every Ulos can use for daily cloth. Ulos Jogia, Ragi Hidup, Ragi Hotang, and Ronjat. Usually stored and used only for certain ceremonial.

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