Jurnal Rupa
Vol 1 No 2 (2016): Open Issue

Ulos Ragi Hotang dalam Perubahan (Potret Evolusi Kebudayaan Batak Toba)

Marissa Cory Agustina Siagian (Unknown)

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Publish Date
25 Apr 2017


Ulos is Batak oldest cultural implementation in fabric, and mostly located in North Sumatra. In the life of Batak culture, Ulos fabric roled an important part in almost every daily activities of the community. Nowdays there is no longer Ulos fabric that woven with traditional looms, but replaced by modern looms were chosen as an alternative means of production by the weavers. Changes in the means of production used consequently has shaped Ulos generated design. Despite the shift, Ulos Ragi Hotang until today still used in traditional ceremonies as Ulos Hela, given by parents to their children. This research will parse the cultural effects that occur after the shift along with changes Ulos Ragi Hotang. This study used qualitative methods based on interpretative analysis results of visual culture through observation and interviews with a number of sources.

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JURNAL RUPA is a peer-reviewed academic journal to provide a platform for an interdisciplinary forum in the area of visual arts. This journal welcomes submissions from artists, makers, designers, researchers, historians, and other writers in the field of visual arts. This journal is published two ...