This AMAZING fine Cambodian silk weft-Ikat Sampot has 8 motifs and uses 6 different colors
In ikat, both these factors increase the complexity of the craft that goes into it's creation.
Estimated to be from the very early 1900s.
Condition is not perfect - repairs and holes present
Considering the difficulties faced by the country, it is amazing that such pieces have survived at all.
These flaws could be repaired by an expert.
The glossy sheen is a result of the weaving technique used in Cambodia and makes it difficult to photograph.
72'' x 36.5'' (183 x 93 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.
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