Beaded Catu Hill Tribe Sarong
A vintage Catu Tribe black cotton and red striped sarong worn by both men, women and children. A weft-thread technique is used to create the sophisticated beaded pattern. This piece would would look great as a table runner or throw. A fine example of a dying artform.
Dimensions: 56" x 24.5"
Catu Tribe - There are over 59,000 Catu people who live north of the Truong Son mountain range in Vietnam. Catu weaving is a sophisticated marriage of colors with an abundance of bead motifs which are woven into the fabric. The weavers manipulate sevearl wooden bars with their legs to create a loom. Each bead motif has its own name and meaning, representing something in nature or in the the daily life of the Catu people.