This luxurious “Airy Splendor Silk Scarf” was donated by Mekong River Textiles. Masterweaver Viengkham Nanthavongduangsy, the daughter of generations of weavers from Laos, showcases her skills in a mix of plain and open weaves with weft ikat stripes in this light and airy piece. It is hand-woven and hand dyed silk. Viengkham is known for transforming Lao traditional techniques and aesthetics to suit contemporary tastes. The label on the scarf refers to her brand KHANG.
It measures 20″ wide x 72″ long in a soft hues of deep gold, sage green, chocolate brown, coffee and milk brown.
About Mekong River Textiles:

Since l986 Mekong River Textiles has worked directly with weavers to bring you handwoven silk and cotton fabrics, scarves and shawls from the looms of Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia. Our patterns and wearable art creations made in our Maryland studio honor the textile traditions we embrace and celebrate the accomplishments of these skilled artisans.

This is a site for textile enthusiasts, designers, fiber artists, sewers and others who appreciate the look and feel of handwoven and hand-dyed textiles and who value the small miracles of beauty appearing as artisans throw the shuttle, take a stitch, or dye yarn. Our weaving cooperatives empower women to create better lives for their families, send their kids to school, and dream of a better future. As their creativity feeds families we marvel at the richness of their culture and traditions informing the textiles and give thanks for the beauty that touches our lives.

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Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
d****2 September 20, 2020 8:38 pm $95.00
b****************0 September 20, 2020 5:12 pm $90.00
n*********5 September 19, 2020 12:31 pm $80.00
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r**********e September 18, 2020 11:06 pm $65.00
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r**********b September 17, 2020 9:05 pm $55.00
l******n September 17, 2020 10:56 am $50.00
t*************t September 17, 2020 10:52 am $45.00
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