Klaten Traditional Lurik Weaving: Adaptation Strategies and Inheritance Systems in Society

Ismadi Ismadi, Tjetjep Rohidi, Triyanto Triyanto
2020 Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Science, Education and Technology, ISET 2019, 29th June 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia   unpublished
Klaten traditional lurik woven handicraft is one of the local cultural products that has remained sustainable through the ages. Its existence experienced ups and downs caused by economic, social and cultural changes. This study aims to reveal the adaptation strategies and Klaten traditional lurik weaving inheritance systems. The results showed that: 1) the adaptation strategy undertaken by the Klaten traditional weaving crafters was to carry out an ecological adaptation by developing striated
more » ... ven motifs based on market surveys, the use of natural dyes, and the combination of materials with natural fibers; social adaptation by applyingattitude narimo; and cultural adaptation by increasing the role of artisans in every cultural activity; 2) lurik weaving inheritance system includes education in the family and the local environment (informal), non-formal education through nyantrik, formal education (school). The implication of the adaptation strategy and the inheritance system makes the Klaten lurik weaving craft remain sustainable. In conclusion, Klaten's traditional lurik weaving is a symbol of the expression of ecological, social and cultural craftsman adaptation, as well as a system of inheritance in crafters' communities.
doi:10.4108/eai.29-6-2019.2290455 fatcat:xberm4yrejgq5fqfdgiqdt5oq4