Raw Silk Pha Biang Silk Cloth hand-loomed in Laos
Note the several human forms, animals & birds present in this weaving
Note the beautiful fading of the purple supplementary wefts.
And finally note the gorgeous end-panel bands created with mulitple colors.
Estimated to be from the early-mid 1900s
123 X 36 cm
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.