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Ethnic Handicrafts in Muang Sing
Tai Lue Cotton Textiles
Tai Lue Waving (Cotton Textiles) in Muang Sing, Luang Namtha, Laos
Tai Dam Silk
Yao Cotton TextilesTai Dam weavers produce silk textiles, from unwinding cocoons to spinning, dyeing and weaving intricate sins (traditional Lao skirts), scarves and wall hangings. Visit Ban Nong Boua and Ban Xieng Yun to see the weavers in action. Look for the large weaving looms located under or beside houses. To support local crafts you may choose to purchase one of their handmade textiles.

Embroidery& Paper making

Yao needlework on the women’s colorful pants, tunics and turbansYao Embroidery can take up to one year to complete. Ban Nammai is a Yao village not far from the Chinese border which is well known for its intricate embroidery. The village has established a small handicraft shop which offers a good selection of traditional Yao textiles.

During the month of November to January you can see Yao people make a durable bamboo paper produced from bamboo pulp spread across cotton sheets and sun-dried. It is used in religious ceremonies and to record ancient religious texts and legends.
Hmong create meticulously embroidered garb for special occasions such as their New Year’s festival, and embroider as well bags and blankets.Tai Lue Cotton Textiles

Cotton Textiles
Tai Lue create elaborate silk brocades, and weave intricately patterned cotton clothwith black-and-red motifs based on legend and nature themes. Dyes are a blend of leaves, flowers, insects and wood. Women in Lue villages around Muang Sing town still weave these traditional cotton textiles. Akha women produce heavy indigo-dyed cottonfabric for clothing, shoulder bags and small souvenir items which can be purchased directly in the villages.
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

















 
 
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