Silk Rice Field Scarf

You’ll love it because: Easy to pair with a t-shirt or something fancier, this soft scarf is a silky reminder of the gorgeous emerald rice paddies that fill the Lao countryside.

Price:

$85.00

Description

Rice paddies are everywhere in Laos, and their beauty and profundity never cease to amaze us. Mrs. Bouaphanh, one of our master weavers, agrees, and she admits that rice is not only her go-to inspiration but also her favourite thing to eat!

Woven using the kit or supplementary weft weaving technique, one of the three weaving techniques most commonly seen in Lao textiles. Do you know the other two? One is namlai, or tapestry and other one is chok, or discontinuous supplementary weft.

Additional information

WeightN/A
Color

Blue, Brown, Grey, Purple, Red

Made by:

Mrs. Bouaphan

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