This cotton scarf was handloomed in Takeo, a Cambodian province renowned for its meticulous weaving and hand-dying techniques. It’s an interpretation of the traditional Cambodian krama, worn by farmers and outdoor laborers to protect their heads and necks from the scorching equatorial sun.
Materials: 100% cotton, natural dye
You'll notice this piece is a tad stiff straight out of the package. That's due to the starch used to keep the textile's structure as it's woven. With wash (gentle, cold) and wear, it'll become very soft and flowy
A.N.D. (an acronym for "artisans and designers") is an artisan collective based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. They design everything in-house, and work with local weaving communities to make their beautiful visions come to life. They're well-known in Phnom Penh among locals and tourists alike, for their beautiful storefronts filled with modern designs and silhouettes that use traditional skills, natural dyes, factory remnants, and vintage textiles.