Vientiane, Laos: Hand-woven leather & silk

Feb 05 2016 Tags: Colour, Designer / Maker, Family-run, Hand Made, Leather, Natural Dyes, Silk, Textiles, Vientiene

The luxe interior market is a world that craves a special newness with a storied history. In Vientiane, I saw a family-run silk mill that has developed an incredible hand-woven leather and silk fabric that is supplied to international designers.

Hand-woven leather and silk patented technique

Hand-woven leather and silk patented technique

The patented technique starts by cutting the leather is into finely cut micro strips, which are then hand-woven onto silk looms. The silk is naturally dyed using organic Laotian pigments.

Hand woven leather and silk, Vientiane, Laos

Hand woven leather and silk, Vientiane, Laos

The fabric – supplied to internationally acclaimed interior designers – is used for wall coverings, windows, and furniture (residential, hotels, restaurants, yachts, airplanes, etc).

Woven leather and silk, Lao, Vientiane

Woven leather and silk, Lao, Vientiane



← Older Posts Newer Posts →

To add this product to your wish list you must

Sign In or Create an Account