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Tapestry Laos - K17

Tapestry Laos - K17


Tai Deang, Luang Prabang province.

Traditional cloth, phaa tuum, with various uses, mainly utilized as a

shoulder ornament or as a small blanket.

The central figure represent a diamond, source of spiritual ligth, the

"hook" marks symbolize the tool to steer and control the elephant.

Cotton, silk (the red band).

143 x 56 cm