Add a story and color to any table with our Muji cotton placemats. Featuring embroidery and beading by Ahka women of Laos. The Ahka are an ethnic group from Northern Laos. They are known for their indigo clothes and intricate headdress that is embellished with antique silver coins and decorations. The placemat was inspired by tradition and innovated for today. The Akha people can be found in parts of Southern China, Thailand and Myanmar. They are considered a minority group in Laos making up only 1.4% of the population.