Handwoven Silk Shoulder Cloth - Phaa Biang
Chiang Kwong, Laos
19"x 65"
Silk brocading on cotton.  Continuous supplementary-weft weave (khit). Purple, peach and soft yellow-green brocading on terra cotta cotton. Geometric motifs and naga (river dragons).  This weaving is probably 30 to 40 years old, and is in good condition, with one small mend.   $145 

B-4881   Detail below

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