'Linangkit' of the Dusun Lotud-- An intricate form of traditional handmade embroidery. Its interlacing knots & symmetric weaving is a labor of love that takes years and years to complete.
The 'Linangkit' is an incredibly rich Tapestry of cultural identity & preservation for the Dusun Lotuds, symbolizing something more than just a piece of clothing, but rather a more profound upholding of ancient heritage, knowledge & tradition passed down from preceding generations.
The Dusun Lotud of Sabah are an indigenous ethnic group originating from the West Coast of Sabah, mainly in the Tuaran district. They are known for their skillful weaving, still in practice, keeping the handmade craft alive to this very day-- even with the advent of mechanized methods.