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‘Tenun Parengan’ legacy of Lamongan

  • Spinning wheel: A woman spins thread using a machine made out of an old bicycle wheel. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

    Spinning wheel: A woman spins thread using a machine made out of an old bicycle wheel. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

  • Meticulous: A man carefully sets the threads to produce high quality traditional Parengan fabrics. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

    Meticulous: A man carefully sets the threads to produce high quality traditional Parengan fabrics. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

  • Work Station: A typical Parengan fabrics shop in Lamongan, east Java. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

    Work Station: A typical Parengan fabrics shop in Lamongan, east Java. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

  • Quality control: each Parengan fabrics needs to undergo tight quality control. Crafts-men use their bare hands to feel and sense the details and quality of the fabric. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

    Quality control: each Parengan fabrics needs to undergo tight quality control. Crafts-men use their bare hands to feel and sense the details and quality of the fabric. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

  • Done product: A craftsman folds a finished product. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

    Done product: A craftsman folds a finished product. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

  • Processing: A man puts threads that have been colorized under the sun so that they can last longer. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

    Processing: A man puts threads that have been colorized under the sun so that they can last longer. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

  • Preserving legacy: Old craftsmen like this man ate the ones preserving the legacy of the Parngan fabric. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

    Preserving legacy: Old craftsmen like this man ate the ones preserving the legacy of the Parngan fabric. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

  • Delicate: A craftsman delicately weaves threads before the coloring phase. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

    Delicate: A craftsman delicately weaves threads before the coloring phase. JP/ Sigit Pamungkas

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