Laos, Ock Pop Tok, Queen Naga Wall Hanging
Product name: Queen Naga Wall Hanging
Type of product: Wall Hanging
Description (story of the item): A true masterpiece, the Queen Naga wall hanging is based on a Tai Daeng pattern, similar to one that is used in wedding blankets. The Queen Naga, the most beautiful of the Nagas, is distinct in her form and detail and represents protection. This wall hanging is woven using the Discontinuous Supplementary Weft (Chok) technique. Two or more coloured pattern thread are used to make the pattern. The weavers adds the coloured thread by hand as opposed to using a shuttle. This technique is very time consuming. Sometimes a weaver can only weave a few centimeters a day. The wider the cloth, the longer it takes.
Materials: 100% Silk
Measurements / size: 78 cm x 180 cm