Lao Silk Brocades - 2

          from the collection of Marla Mallett

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Here are a few more contemporary textiles from Laos.  Most are hand-picked brocades; others are ikat  weavings. They are shawls, shoulder cloths, head cloths, and scarves. Most of the traditional designs have animal or mythological motifs that pertain to certain festivals or ceremonies.    

To see the full textiles and close-up photos, click on the inventory numbers below. To return to the first page of contemporary Lao brocades, click here.  

To see older textiles from Laos and Thailand, go to
Tribal Textiles of Southeast Asia - 1

You may wish to check out our Snapshot Tour of Laos and Thailand.

To see textile art from other parts of the world, go to our
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Inlaid Brocade Shawl
Laos
31"x 79"
Silk/cotton inlay
B-2966
 
Silk Brocade Shawl
Laos
26"x 65"
Supplementary weft weave
B-4807
 
Silk Brocade Scarf
Laos
16"x 73"
Supplementary weft-weave
B-2971
 
Silk Brocade Scarf
Laos
12"x 78"
Supplementary weft weave
B-5333
  Brocade Shawl
Laos
30"x 72"
Silk and cotton
Supplementary weft weave
B-4640



Silk Brocade
Northern Laos
16"x 80"
Supplementary weft weave
B-6532
 


Silk Brocade Scarf
Northern Laos
6"x 76"
Supplementary weft weave
B-4698
 


Silk Brocade Scarf
Northern Laos
17"x 64"
Supplementary weft weave
B-6314
 

Silk Brocade Shawl
Northern Laos
29"x 66"
Supplementary weft weave
B-3941
 
 

Lao Brocades - 1

For older brocades, go to Tribal Textiles of Southeast Asia - 1 & 2

  Lao Brocades - Boutique Collection
 
 

 
A Snapshot Tour of Laos and Thailand
Recommended Books:  Thai and Lao Textiles
Go to our HOME page for textiles from other parts of the world.


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MARLA MALLETT
1690 Johnson Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30306   USA

E-mail:  marlam@mindspring.com
Phone:  404-872-3356