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Naga Shawl | Warrior Blanket TTL20

Original price was: $245.00.Current price is: $195.00.

This tribal Naga blanket is from north-west Burma and was traditionally worn as a body cloth indicating tribal belonging and status. It has been decorated with embroidered motifs specific to the tribe and ends in knotted tassels. It is ideal for use as an exotic sofa throw or bed throw or as a wall hanging.

Availability: In stock

The Naga are an ancient tribal people found in the hills of Northeast India and Northwest Burma. They have a 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 lend a rich ambiance to a room.

Dimensions
Length: 175cm, 70 in
Width: 95cm, 40 in
Tribal Group: Doyang
Provenance: Nagaland, NW Burma

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