The hand-embroidered pillow covers came from a street vendor in Chiang Mai’s city center. The woman who sold them to me didn’t speak English so I don’t know anything about them. They, along with the green silk elephant pillow from Thai Silk Village, a factory where you can see silk being produced from worm to weaving, will add a much needed splash of color to my muted living room.
The hand-embroidered pillow covers came from a street vendor in Chiang Mai’s city center. The woman who sold them to me didn’t speak English so I don’t know anything about them. They, along with the green silk elephant pillow from Thai Silk Village, a factory where you can see silk being produced from worm to weaving, will add a much needed splash of color to my muted living room. ALLISON LONG The Kansas City Star
The hand-embroidered pillow covers came from a street vendor in Chiang Mai’s city center. The woman who sold them to me didn’t speak English so I don’t know anything about them. They, along with the green silk elephant pillow from Thai Silk Village, a factory where you can see silk being produced from worm to weaving, will add a much needed splash of color to my muted living room. ALLISON LONG The Kansas City Star

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