Triangles usually denote rice sheaves or man made daggers and sharp teeth, protecting the person with this cloth.
The spectacularly bold motif is designed by Anya Lim from Anthill Fabric Gallery
as part of the Then&There
edition. Its geometrical, angular rhythm is inspired by the Philippines' namesake as the Sunshine Nation, the rays on the sun in the national flag and carvings on a local gong called Kulintang.