Cotton blanket with silk supplementary weft patterning. At one end a plain red panel with narrow border of supplementary weft in silks, consisting of gold coloured continuous bands between which are green red and purple discrete motifs in discontinuous supplementary weft. A larger version of this border at the inner edge of the panel where it meets the main body of the blanket, which is in an all over diamond lattice khit pattern of indigo against green. At the other end of the blanket the fabric ends with a plain green strip followed at extreme edge by a cream strip, the latter folded over and machine stitched. Northern Thailand (AF15) See Mary F. Connors: Lao Textiles and Traditions, OUP colour plate 8 for illustration of similar item.
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