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Some of the traditional motifs worn on certain occasions:

When making a proposal of marriage, the wali (male relative of the girl), wears a batik with the Satria Manah motif, denoting that when a satria or knight, took aim with his bow and arrow, the arrow would be sure to hit the target, meaning, of course that the proposal will be accepted. the family of the girl receiving the proposal wears batik with Semen Rante motif.

 


Satrio Manah


Semen Rante

Rante, meaning chain symbolizes a close and binding relationship in conformity with the belief of Asians that breaking-off a relationship would damage the good name of the woman.
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