Thai Textiles – Treasures of a Kingdom

Thailand remains a country of weavers and wooden looms, artisans making traditional Thai Textiles – Treasures of a Kingdom by hand in a time honoured way despite the rise of mass produced, industrially manufactured materials and fashion.

Northern Hill Tribe Textiles
Chiang Mai offers an amazing insight into Thai textiles via the ethnic dress of the Northern Thai hill tribes. Each tribe, who migrated from the Himalayan foothills to Thailand, has a unique traditional textile tradition that is in contrast with one another as much as they complement.
Silver and gold thread embroidery, seed embroidery, applique and chain stitching of animal and insect

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