Beautiful silk from Cambodia

Sea kelp scarf, batik tulis on hand-woven raw silk from Phnom Srok Province in Cambodia

Sea kelp scarf, hand-drawn batik on hand woven Cambodian raw silk

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This is some of the most beautiful silk we have ever used for batik. It is very soft and keeps its lovely hand through the batik process while taking the color beautifully. It is difficult to get and I’ve only been able to get it once before. The designs are simple without filling the cloth with the typical issen-issen (filler motifs) normally used on smooth silk.

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