Mekong River Textiles

Ikat Resists

Ikat Resists, Untied Threads and Threads Wound onto Bobbins

This photo shows the weft pattern threads still bound in the plastic resists on the left. In the middle section you can see some of the plastic removed revealing the white undyed areas underneath. Once all the plastic resists are removed, the thread is wound on bobbins for weaving (as shown on far right of photo). These must be kept in order so that the design reappears when woven.

Nong Khai Province, NE Thailand

 

 

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