TAI LUE VILLAGE OF NAYANG
The Tai Lue of Nayang Village follow their ancestors’ tradition of weaving cotton dyed with natural materials. Some continue to cultivate and spin cotton, and many grow plants for dyeing, such as indigo, or forage for other ingredients in the neighbouring forest. Tai Lue weavers utilize continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft and dovetail tapestry designs. The village renowned for natural-dyed hand-spun cotton fabric in numerous colours, has some 150 women weaving in North Nayang village and 120 in South Nayang village.