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Philippine Indigenous Arts
These are the arts made by the indigenous peoples of the Philippines. It includes works in raw materials such as extract from trees, fruits, and vegetables.
Forms of the Philippines Indigenous Arts
Sculpture or Carving
Sculpture is a three-dimensional artwork created by shaping or combining hard materials typically stones, marbles, metal, glass and wood. There are also some plastic materials such as clay, textiles, polymers and softer metals.
Carving is one of the techniques used in sculpture.
The most popular woodcarvings are those of the anitos (nature gods), santos (saints), and statues of Christ and the Blessed Mother.
Weaving is making cloth and other objects wherein threads or strands of material are passed under and over each other.
Pina cloth and abaca fiber are the most used backstrap loom to produce blankets and clothings.
Weaving has different forms, functions and materials. Most of the common forms of weaving are in the form of hats, mats, bags, baskets, textiles, clothes and blankets.
Pottery are objects that are first shaped of wet clay, then hardened by baking. Pottery includes both decorative and practical items such as bowls, vases, dishes, and lamps.
Filipino potters make pots of different sizes, shapes, and designs. Palayok, banga and tapayan are some of the known pottery products.
Physical ornamentation can be categorized to three areas: the use of traditional costumes, jewelries and tattoos. The designs vary depending on the location, users and function of the ornaments.
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