Antique Silk Textile Tin Sin Laos STL23


This beautifully woven vintage silk textile from southern Laos, known as tin sin, once adorned the bottom of a traditional tube skirt worn by the women of Laos. An intricate silk star motif in warm colors is woven over a hand spun cotton backing. The weaving is superior to most tin sin we have seen.

Availability: In stock

The tradition of silk weaving in Laos is centuries old and represents an important part of the Laotian cultural identity. Still today, women in Laos wear beautiful silk skirts and shawls adorned with ancient motifs that hold deep meaning for the people.

Length: 114cm, 45 in
Width: 30cm, 12 in

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