Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Gift Boxes





















The boxes are made from "plain-weave" or "kelarai-weave" mengkuang/pandan mats.They are lined with tetron-cotton and the edges are hand-stitched with "tulang belut". Sizes vary from 3"x 4"x 2"ht to 18"x24"x 8"ht or even larger.

An applique' of hand-painted silk batik or pewter are also used as decorations.








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