This is associated closely with the rural life of the people of the south. Several varieties of Rush (pang) are used in weaving mats which is practice as a cottage craft. Rush mats (pang peduru) are woven with beautiful designs using different dazzling colours. The whole process of collecting rush, preparing for weaving and weaving itself are activities connected with the rural life of the people which has even influenced folk literature. Pedurumalaya is a beautiful poem that describes the art of matweaving which is sung by the rural women.

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