A banig is a handwoven mat normally used for sleeping or sitting on. It is not a textile. (It is not made of cloth.)
The banig is made from dried leaves that are sometimes dyed before being cut into strips and woven into a mat. The most common type of leaves used is buri. In the Visayan region, it’s often from a reed called tikog (scientific name: Fimbristylis utilis).
• A clutch that is embroidered with dyed vibrant colors of “banig” that is very chic and fashionable.
• It is handmade.
• A clutch that is classic and is wearable everyday.