How to use Rattan in a sentence
Sun damage causes wicker and rattan chairs to be dry and brittle.
In 1868 the present name was adopted in honour of Cyrus Wakefield, who established the rattan works here.
The emphasis is on natural materials like rattan and wicker, dark wood, billowing white sheets and splashes of animal prints.
An ascent made by Dr Honda of the imperial university of Japan showed that, up to a height of 6000 ft., the mountain is clothed with primeval forests of palms, banyans, cork trees, camphor trees, tree ferns, interlacing creepers and dense thickets of rattan or stretches of grass higher than a man's stature.
Excellent suspension bridges span some of the larger rivers, made of interlaced rattan ropes secured to trees on opposite banks, so very similar to those seen in Sumatra as to suggest some Malay influence.Advertisement
Additional material choices fro Sak handbags include leather, suede, rattan, straw, Canvas, wood bead, integrated textiles, and more.
The principal jungle products are gutta and rubber of several varieties, and many kinds of rattan.
The principal tools of the Malays are the parang or golok, a heavy knife used in the jungle, without which no peasant ever stirs abroad from his house, the beliong or native axe, and the pisau Taut, which is used for scraping rattan.
Among other valuable forest products are thingan wood (Hopea odorata), largely used for boat-building; damar oil, taken throughout Indo-China from the Dipterocarpus levis; agilla wood, sapan, rosewood, ironwood, ebony, rattan.
There is also the universal bamboo, and in the north-western tracts the equally useful rattan.Advertisement
Mats, rugs and carpets are made principally of split bamboo; chairs and beds of balinag and other woods and of rattan.
A current project in South Kalimantan is helping villagers grow rattan canes in previously harvested production forests.
Mondus designs and manufactures contemporary furniture which includes modern rattan and retro veneered furniture for the home and contract use.
Entirely made by hand, from the hardwood frames to the delicate hand weaving in natural rattan.
Major woods and materials include teak, rosewood and rattan.Advertisement
Each suite has an attractive balcony or terrace with rattan furniture.
There is a circular dining table with rattan chairs.
The salon is large and comfortable with L-shaped rattan sofa and soft lemon cushions.
Most of the 600 or so rattan species are Asian in origin, although a few grow in West Africa and Australia.
Wicker or rattan furniture can also be a great way to create a relaxing beach atmosphere indoors.Advertisement
The key to this look is a big ceiling fan, a rattan night table and a sisal rug.
The most common choices are rattan, reed, willow, and cane.
Rattan, shell and shagreen are all good options.
Popular finishes include wood paneled walls, heavy drapes, dark wood, rattan and wicker.
For a hint of yellow mixed in, try Rattan for your walls or trim.Advertisement
Wicker, rattan, or natural wood furniture works well with this pattern.
Check the seat, whether it is rattan or another material.
Reeds are usually made from bamboo or rattan, and sometimes they appear curved.
Turquoise woven rattan is embroidered with colorful floral beading and topped off with rich tan leather trim.
Essentially, these handbags are hand-woven, using rattan or cane that is shaped into a model with a wooden base.
This Nantucket straw handbag has patent leather handles and has a top and front pocket detail in woven rattan.
But some of the most valuable products of the island, as camphor and rattan, are to be found in the upland forests, and the Chinese, whenever they ventured too far in search of these products, fell into ambushes of hill-men who neither gave nor sought quarter, and who regarded a Chinese skull as a specially attractive article of household furniture.
In British New Guinea alone is the mancatcher (a rattan loop at the end of a handle with a pith spike projecting into it) met with.
Manufacturing is the principal industry; and among the manufactures are rattan goods, hosiery, stoves and furnaces, boots and shoes, and pianos.
They neither plant nor have they any manufactures except their rude bamboo and rattan vessels, the fish and game traps which they set with much skill, and the bows, blow-pipes and bamboo spears with which they and the produce of their hunting and fishing.
The chief industries are sugar-refining, the manufacture of cement, paper, bamboo and rattan ware, carving in wood and ivory, working in copper and iron, gold-beating and the production of gold, silver and sandal-wood ware, furniture making, umbrella and j;nricksha making, and industries connected with kerosene oil and matches.