Dranggu Handspun Jacket




This jacket was handspun on a drop spindle and handwoven on a simple wooden loom, using Tibetan sheep wool. It is a tweed weave which has been felted with hot water. The cloth is dense and very warm. This jacket has leather applique and the traditional cross-pattered “chook” edging. It has a soft cotton lining and was spun, woven, and tailored in Dranggu, Hor, Kham.




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