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buntal

(ˈbʌntəl)
n
(Plants) straw obtained from leaves of the talipot palm
[C20: from Tagalog]
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Noun1.buntal - fine white Philippine fiber from stalks of unopened leaves of talipot palms; used in making hats
Corypha umbraculifera, talipot, talipot palm - tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper
plant fiber, plant fibre - fiber derived from plants
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After lunch, most participants believed that Orola must have offered more than enough eggs to Santa Clara - the heat of the noonday sun was palpable that the rowdy men in shorts and the ladies in colorful native buntal hats were gasping for breath, perhaps longing for a touch of snowflakes.
PhilFida aims to replicate such process in the extraction of other natural fibers like banana, pineapple, coir, salago, buntal, raffia, maguey, sisal and cotton after in-depth study and research.
Naturals, Black and White focused on products using organic materials, such as Pasola's buntal hats from Bulacan that were turned into lamps.
Months after the installation of the facility, the quality of woven products improved and so were the capacities and productivity of weavers to an average of 2 meters per day, for interweaving raffia with other products including polyester, buntal fibers, abaca, silk, wire and other innovations, Coop Chair Ma.
7| A beach-chic look that travels with style, the Buntal half-moon clutch ($187) by Marjorie Bloom Collection comes in eight colors with silver or gold chain, and is customizable with your choice of jewel, metal or shell adornment.
9, 1998, then Mayor Rolando Salvador accepted the renovated building as part of municipal government property and housed the buntal hats made here.
Company prospecting included the Sarawak River between Busau and Tanah Lidah, the foot of Gunung Santubong, the Jibong Valley, and Buntal Bay, for which an experimental lighter-dredge was built at Bau (Martine 1946:25).
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This fabulous sunhat, made of buntal fibre by craftspeople in Manila in the Philippines, has already sold out on the Traidcraft online store, but there are more on the way in the next couple of weeks, they promise.
The DOST is also planning to revive and preserve the dying industries in Bulacan, such as the making of bakya (wooden slippers) in Meycauayan, Baliwag town's buntal (palm leaf) hat and fishponds, among others.
Competitions on buntal weaving and arangya design are also held during the Pahiyas to promote the town's culture and tradition.
According to Aika Dytioco of the Provincial Cooperative and Enterprise Development Office (PCEDO), great finds of distinct Tatak Bulakenyo products are available such as pastillas, minasa, ensaymadang Malolos, inipit, chicharon, sukang Bulacan, longganisang Calumpit, Buntal products, gowns and barong, jewelries, and furnitures.