Naga Tribal Textile Runner TTL11


This tribal textile from the Naga lends itself well to being used as a table runner or single bed runner. It incorporates hand stitched ancient motifs and is dyed using natural pigments.

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The Naga are an ancient tribal people found in the hills of Northeast India and North-Western Burma. They have a long and rich tradition of textile weaving and are renowned for their flamboyant adornments for the body. Textile weaving is the preserve of women. They employ the back-strap loom tension method (sometimes called Indonesian) using handspun cotton and sometimes hemp. After the cloth has been woven, small patches of embroidery are sometimes added using a porcupine needle.

Tribal textiles from the Naga add an exotic presence to both Western and Asian inspired decor.

Length: 167cm, 66in
Width: 48cm, 19 in
Provenance: Naga of Nagaland, Burma

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