Tai Lue Naga Tapestry Wall Hanging

You’ll love it because: Lao textiles are full of stories, and this one depicts an enchanting love story between a weaver and her Naga Prince. Read it and fall in love!

Price:

$380.00

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Description

The Tai Lue Naga Tapestry contains all the main motifs of Lao textiles, while showcasing the three main weaving techniques. The bold, geometric depiction of the Naga, or river serpent, in the central part of the wall hanging uses the namlai technique, one of the hardest to master.

Diamonds, chickens and flowers appear on the bottom and top border, and are woven in the chok or discontinuous supplementary weft technique.

This piece is the handiwork of Mrs. Panee, a master weaver who loves the creativity and nimbleness of the tapestry technique. Her piece depicts the love story between the Naga prince and a beautiful village weaver. Read more of the story in our description of the Tai Taeng Wall Hanging.

  • Material: 100% silk
  • Care Instructions: Dry clean only
  • Dimensions: 180 cm x 48 cm (70.9 in x 19 in)

Additional information

WeightN/A
Dimensions180 × 48 cm
Color

Black, Blue, Purple, Red

Made by:

Mrs. Panee

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