Gettao Jacket

You’ll love it because: Casual and elegant, the lightweight open jacket with a Hmong batik collar looks great with a t-shirt and jeans and just about anything else.

Price:

$83.00

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Description

Our classic black and white organic cotton jacket is naturally-dyed and hand-woven by Tai Lue women. Known for their weaving skills, the Tai Lue often look to nature and the spiritual world for inspiration.

Gettao in Lao means the back of the turtle and the design of this jacket was inspired by the pattern on the back of the turtle. As the turtle, this jacket has been slowly made and will last for a long time… The interlocking black and white fibres create a simple and handsome design. Plus we add Hmong batik pieces on the collar and pocket openings.

Hmong artisans use a traditional metal pen, a resist wax dye technique plus natural indigo to create their nature inspired motifs. To get the pieces needed to assemble this jacket, we work with Tai Lue and Hmong artisans through our Village Weavers Project.

 

Additional information

WeightN/A
Color

Black, Blue

Size

Small, Medium, Large

Made by:

Made by Hmong
Hmong

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Body Measurements for Jackets

S – Size 36
M – Size 38
L – Size 40
Bust
84 cm (33 in)
88 cm (34.6 in)
92 cm (36.2 in)
Waist
67 cm (26.3 in)
70 cm (27.5 in)
74 cm (29.1 in)
Hip
93 cm (36.6 in)
96 cm (37.8 in)
99 cm (39 in)
Shoulder
12.5 cm (4.9 in)
13 cm (5.1 in)
13.5 cm (5.3 in)
Arm Length
60 cm (23.6 in)
60 cm (23.6 in)
60 cm (23.6 in)

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