The pictorial ikat cloth showed the main scene of Buddha’s story. The whole pidan cloth showed the difficult work of designing and dyeing process to produce as the cloth. Weaver didn’t want to produce the pattern because it took time and difficult to find customers to buy the pattern.Moreover, the pidan cloth is expensive because it is handmade and very hard work to produce the pattern. Only the Buddhist’s follower committed to do the complex work.
The pattern is produced by person that gives value on traditional handicraft and belief on Buddha’s religion. The pattern is very meaningful and virtue for Buddha’s followers.
The whole cloth showed the main stories:
- Leaving royal palace to find enlightenment
- Achieve enlightenment