Profile of a Thai Weaver

McCauley, Susan L.
September 1983
Fiberarts;Sep/Oct83, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p27
The article focuses on a Thai silk mudmee weaver, Ganda. According to the author, Ganda produces her own silk mudmee sarongs from start to finish with the help of her 17-year-old daughter. The author adds that Ganda performs the tasks of a designer, warper, tier, dyer, threader, weaver and saleswoman with the serene composure and steady calm. She mentions that Ganda is able to produce five double sarongs per month, which then sell for 700 baht each. The author also describes the working situation of Ganda, which is typical of many Thai weavers.


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