corner detail of Tai Daeng Mosquito Net (pha mung) from
Xam Tai in northeast Laos. Approximately: 61" x 65" on
the sides and 60" high; hanging pockets extends 4" from
main 'box'. Four panels on each side of handspun, handwoven indigo
cotton, with silk and cotton heading border in good condition; top
of four panels (one is pieced making three parts) gold-colored handspun,
handwoven cotton. One side (side 'd') has a panel replaced, or of
darker color indigo. Several patches and some holes, although none
are larger than 1". A few patches of supplementary warp scraps.
All handstitched. Early 20th century.