Boutique Silk Runner STL35


This silk runner is from a family run boutique studio in Vientiane, Laos. The family’s ancestral home is Sam Neua, where the tradition of silk weaving is centuries old and the silk weavers are renowned for their remarkable skills. Two sisters now run the studio, and were taught how to weave under the expert guidance of their mother, in keeping with Lao tradition. In 1991 their efforts were acknowledged by UNESCO for their contribution to the tradition of silk weaving in Laos. This studio uses the natural yellow silk from a specific kind of cocoon, which provides a natural look with some texture.

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This silk runner is in beige with a distinct lemon hue apparent from certain angles of view. A central motif in beige adorns the piece which ends with a subtle motif and ivory pinstripes. The beautiful natural colors were achieved in a time consuming process using extract from Burmese mahogany tree and jackfruit wood. This piece took over a week to complete and could be used as a bed or table runner.

Length: 200cm, 78.7 in
Width: 38cm, 15 in

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