Tanoti House – Sarawak Songket Weaving
Tanoti houses a community of Sarawakian artisans dedicated to practising the ancient craft of Sarawak songket weaving; using the supplementary weft technique. The house consists of a weaving gallery where visitors can watch the various processes of weaving first hand. There is also a retail showroom.
Apart from staying true to authentic forms of Sarawak songket weaving, Tanoti also produces contemporary works of art that are also visually stunning and rich in texture.
One can also feel the passion of the founders of Tanoti in creating a viable industry in songket weaving when visiting the House.
TIPS: As they are closed during major Malaysian public holidays, call to double check. Cameras are not allowed in production room where clients’ projects are work in progress.
Getting ThereOn Foot: It is a leisurely 20-min walk from the city center. Alternatively take a taxi and mention the Inland Revenue Board academy building as a landmark reference.