Batik Table Runner

You’ll love it because: Lovely indigo batik and hemp spruce up the table and makes a great conversation piece! Can you guess the meaning of the motifs?

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It’s hands down one of the most striking pieces of textiles you’ll ever see! Made by Hmong artisans using traditional resist wax dye, indigo and hemp, this textile is stunning and eco-friendly! Traditionally, these strips of indigo batik hemp were used for clothing and home items.

We’ve reimagined them as table runners, or you could also use them on a chair or sofa, or as a wall hanging. The zigzag, line and dash motifs represent mountains, rice fields and seeds, elements of the Hmong village landscape.

If you are in Luang Prabang, stop by the Living Crafts Centre and learn this technique from our resident Hmong master artisan!

  • Material: 100% Hemp
  • Care Instructions: Hand wash in cool water, use mild soap
  • Dimensions: (Large size: 32 cm x 300 cm, Medium size: 32 cm x 250 cm, Small size: 32 cm x 200 cm)

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