Chin Tribal Textile Burma TTL05


This tribal textile is from the Chin people, of Chin State in Burma. It was acquired in Yangon, Burma from a Chin woman who we have formed a lasting friendship with over the years. It is woven in a traditional pattern in rust, navy and beige and would make an exotic bed runner or table runner. Only a small number of these handmade textiles are produced each year in Chin villages and are coveted by textile collectors.

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The Chin are a tribal, mountain dwelling people found in the highlands of north-west Burma. They have a long tradition of weaving magnificent hand woven 100% cotton textiles using the back strap method on a yakan loom. This piece was colored using German chemical dyes resistant to fading. The Chin are widely admired for their unique designs and superior weaving skills. Traditionally, these textiles are worn over the shoulders, but they make exotic table and bed runners.

Length: 170cm, 67 in
Width: 30cm, 12 in

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