Ariani, Ariani (2017) Reviving Padung-Padung to Preserve Karo Tribe Cultural Identity. International Journal Culture and Heritage, 3 (2). pp. 116-120. ISSN 2382-6177

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Padung-padung is a kind of earrings with admirably large size, represent woman status and contain philosophy meaning that enriches the custom and tradition of Karo tribe in North Sumatera. This study aims to browse back padung-padung’s existence, signification, role, and the cause of its disappearance, as well as necessary efforts to be done in order to maintain the presence of padung-padung as one of the Karo tribe's identity. Referring to the conception that cultural preservation efforts in terms of maintaining its existence needs to be done to strengthen the culture of a nation, therefore the culture should be sustainable while providing ample opportunities for a creative development within. The art and culture of Karo is a representation of the tribe and our national high civilization, thus it is our responsibility to preserve and maintain its presence by building it into a sustainable form

Item Type: Article
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
Divisions: Faculty of Art and Design > Department of Product Design
Depositing User: FSRD Lib Trisakti
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 02:40
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2018 01:48

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