Ban Saluey

Ban Saluey is a village specialising in mat-mii (ikat), where the threads are tied before dyeing, and then those patterned threads are lined up carefully as they are woven to reveal the pattern again. Although I love Mat-mii, the work in this village was relatively crude compared to some I have seen in Lao and especially in Chonabot in northern Thailand, and they were using quite gaudy chemical dyes, so I only bought 1 piece.

To see the process used to produce mat-mii in this village, see Mat-mii Technique in Ban Saluey

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