Black accents are embroidered on the handwoven cloth to create complex and deeply symbolic motifs. The cotton is dyed, spun, and woven by hand.
dimensions: 71"H x 39"W
material: 100% cotton
color: black and white
care: Gentle wash in cold water with mild soap. Do not soak. Line dry or tumble dry low. Iron on low if needed.
note: Please note that as unique, handmade art, no two pieces will be identical and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this work, but may not be identical to the piece you receive.
The Story // Hand-dyed and handwoven by the Naga people in the village of Kale (Kalay) in the Sagaing Region of Myanmar. The Nagas are a multi-ethnic minority group that have a rich tradition of textile weaving. They use textiles with different patterns to show social status, tribal association and wealth. Naga throws are weaved on hand looms, using the backstrap method.