Flowers, Holding Hands, Pineapples, Stars
Patterns give us clues to an underlying order.
You can tell a lot about the abel by the pattern it has and how it’s made. The pattern will tell you where it was weaved, the values of the culture, and the importance of passing it on and leaving a guide (pamana) to help you get by (tawid) throughout life’s journey.
Woven by Nanay Pining & Melia in Bangar, La Union. Made of cotton.