This cap is very special. Made by Kelir artists from Surabaya. Both have long been in the printing world. Kelir consists of two people, Dani and Rendra. They are used to paint using cap, shoes, shirts, and so on.
This 18 cm diameter hat is titled Gray Cap "Sumba Has a Motive". The Sumba motif is a motif commonly used on woven fabrics. The Sumba motif is very unique and beautiful. There is a meaning of every motive that is made.
This gray cap takes the lion motif. This animal does not exist in Sumba's literature. This is proof that the Sumba people are open to the outside world. This style or form is copied from the picture on Dutch money (Mahang Appa Uki). Lion style (Mahang) is the influence of the Renaissance style in Europe from the era of King Hendry III in the mid-XVI century, entered Indonesia through Hindu culture.
The process of making this painting goes through four stages, namely searching for ideas or motif drawings, sketching pictures, painting, and drying paintings. The paint used is high-quality paint, environmentally friendly, and ISO standard. The time needed is around 3 days to become a patterned hat of Indonesian culture. This cap can be used in formal or casual events.