Name: Tai Daeng Woman Shaman's Head Scarf
An older (approximately 60 years), well-used, undamaged, woman shaman's head cloth, woven by the mother of the woman in the photo (who is wearing another folded woman shaman's head scarf). The body of the scarf is of indigo-dyed, hand-spun cotton, with silkworm cocoon flower tassels on the plain end, and silk supplemental weft brocade patterns on the other. The silk side is woven with diamonds of rainbows (representing the belly of the naga - the mythical river serpent) and flowers, and hong birds. The tassels on the silk end are made of commercial printed and solid cottons.
Size: 74.5 in. x 11 in.
Origins: Houaphon Province, LaosView Cart