A Filipino artist, recognizing the impact of Disney princesses, thought to give the likes of Pocahontas, Princess Jasmine and Belle a local touch.
Instead of killing the country’s weaving tradition, the entry of global fast-fashion brands seems to have led a growing number of Filipinos and foreigners to seek out handwoven and hand-embroidered
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PROBABLY the most oppressed, and certainly the most neglected, Filipinos are the indigenous peoples (IPs) in every region of the country. Voters at party-list election should make them top
Four sets of traditional native garb in varying shades of red project a commanding presence at the entrance to the permanent textile exhibit of the Museum of the People in Manila.
The indigenous peoples of Mindanao rely on their traditional crafts-weaving, not only for cultural expression but also for helping address the economic needs of the community.