Category: 1916

Fashion and Costumes from 1916

Mindanao natives playing the Kutiyapi. Philippines.

Philippines, Mindanao, Kutiyapi, Natives, Tribal, Mindanao, clothing, music, tribe,

The kutiyapi, or kudyapi, is an indianized Filipino two-stringed, fretted boat-lute. It is the only stringed instrument among the Maguindanao people, and one of several among other groups such as the Maranao and Manobo.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)