Noria, Tugang and Nurul Hayati, Rosli and Nur Wafika Izzatie, Mohd Safar and Umidie, Bahari (2021) THE UNIQUENESS OF THE MOTIF DESIGN IN THE COMMUNITY OF UMA UKIT BELAGA, SARAWAK. International Journal of Applied and Creative Arts, 4 (1). pp. 55-67.

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This article discusses the Uma Ukit Koyan community's unique motifs as well as the function of motifs using a qualitative method approach by conducting online interviews with residents of the Uma Ukit Koyan in Belaga, Sarawak. Based on the findings, it was found the motifs of Uma Ukit are inspired by natural elements of flora and fauna, as well as beliefs passed down through generations. Their motifs were known as hudok, such as hudok sengiro, hudok Asok/asu, hudok pusung tubak, and hudok lino/kelunan. These motifs can be found most prominently in bukui (traditional women's jewelry),singau(traditional hats ), and avet (traditional carrying bag for baby). Most of the hudok created for royal descent even motifshudok senggirothat created at avet is for babies of royal descent. The Community is also known by Ruai and has been called "Weihago" and "Letikan" that is created from rattan. One of the walls at Uma Ukit is inspired by the Sarawak vase. Finally, the motifs that inspired the Uma Ukit community were heavily influenced by aspects of their culture and life. This research is also very important in preserving the heritage so that it can be inherited by the next generation, as well as indirectly highlighting art in the world that is not limited to the Sarawak community.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Motif art, Uma Ukit, hudok, royal descent,ruai
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2021 07:14
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2021 07:14

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