skirt

Woman's silk phasin (tubular skirt), Khon Kaen province, hand woven silk with a cotton hem band. Hand-reeled silk waistband with supplementary weft vertical stripes. Central panel of hand-woven hand-reeled silk. Would be worn to temple ceremonies. Machine-stitched on the seams. Bought from the weaver of the main parts. Hem border bought from a roll in the market by the weaver of the other parts.

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