Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #325018 (stock #TX28)
Ancient East
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DESCRIPTION: This beautiful textile was hand woven in the “Khet” process in which the warp yarns are cotton thread and the weft yarns are raw silk. Jok weaving is very time consuming and is becoming quite scarce today as Laotian weavers move to the city to find more profitable employment. The design is executed in four rows of dynamic black and white repeating geometric patterns with accents of reds and greens...