Purple Ikat Silk Scarf

Reduced price $89 $69.99

Silk is usually associated with wealth and status, yet in postwar Laos, it was this natural protein fibre woven into fabric that became a lifeline to thousands of displaced families. Today, Phontong Handicraft Cooperative is weaving better futures for women by providing tools and training in skills like fabric dyeing and the use of looms, cultivating the artistry of hill tribe women, and opening markets for products locally and abroad. The Ikat design on this scarf acknowledges traditional roots.

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Product Details

Material: raw silk
Dimensions: 33 cm x 175 cm 
Colour(s): plum, purple
SKU: 7701014

About the Artisan

Phontong Handicrafts was founded by internally displaced peoples from Northern Laos who were in desperate need of work.


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