Design Feature of Local Traditional Pelangi Cloth


  • Mohd Azhar Samin Faculty of Art & Design, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia



This paper is a discussion on how the design features of local traditional Pelangi cloth. The investigation is to determine the characteristic of the cloth that was designed. Most of this kind of textile artefacts were sustained and preserved at a few local museums. This study established the selected Pelangi cloths from several examples so that the analysis was conducted. The design illustrated certain similarity from the other type of local traditional cloth. Most of the design features were mainly derived from local elements. The combination of the designs significantly represented the identity of local traditional Pelangi cloth for this country.

Keywords: Design; Feature; Local Pelangi Cloth; Motifs

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.




How to Cite

Samin, M. A. . (2020). Design Feature of Local Traditional Pelangi Cloth. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(SI3), 71-77.