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Making tekin machete - NAJ

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posted on 2023-03-02, 14:57 authored by Tracy Peter SamatTracy Peter Samat

NAJ uses a machete to cut the teak wood for making the hilt. The work process takes place at home since women are not allowed in the workshop.

History

Session

W02

Rights owner

Durham University / Sarawak Museum

Title alt

Pembuatan parang tekin - NAJ

Description alt

NAJ menggunakan parang untuk memotong bongkah kayu tek untuk dijadikan pemegang parang. Proses pembuatan hulu parang dilakukan di hadapan rumah kerana mengikut pantang larang, wanita tidak dibenarkan untuk berada di bengkel besi

Cultural group

Bidayuh

Participants

Ngapun anak Jun, Maggelina anak Bungi

Country

Malaysia

Place

Semban, Bengoh resettlement

Techniques of production

Woodworked, Cut-cut

Materials

Wood-teak

Materials alt

Keyuh tek/gitek

Location

Home

Intent

Basic woodcarving tool: machete

Date of creation

2020-08-15

Unique ID

2019SG05-W02-0045