1950s Phaa Lo Lai, sitting mat or mattress cover
1950s Phaa Lo Lai, sitting mat or mattress cover, woven to offer to temple to increase merit, later used as elephant head covers for novice monks' ceremony, colored cotton supplementary weft of geometric and animal designs on plain white cotton. Natural and chemical dyes. Tai Lao people, Nampat or Faktha districts of Uttaradit province. North Thailand.
51 x 122.5 cm