Intricate Silk Runner by Kelzang Wangmo (Bhutan)
Intricately woven naturally dyed silk on silk runner with traditional supplementary weft patterns. Can also be framed and put on a wall.Designed by Kelzang and woven by her sister Sangay in 'Ney' village in Eastern Bhutan. The silk yarns are dyed at home using walnut skin, rhododendron flower, marijuana plant, buck wheat flour. Since inticately woven Bhutanese weavings are seen only on special 'Kira' (traditional wrap dress for women), this is an alternative for people who would like to have the same intricate work on a smaller piece.
MEASUREMENTS 113 cm / 52.5 cm
MATERIALS Vegetable dyed silk. White silk yarn naturally dyed with locally available walnut skin, rhododendron flower, marijuana plant, buckwheat flour and madder.
Takes up to 5 weeks to make a piece like this.
Available to dispatch 3 days from purchase.