|PRODUCT CODE||TYPE OF MATERIAL||WIDTH|
(meter | yard)
(gram | momme)
|LS002||50% Lotus, 50% Silk||1 | 1,10||100 | 33|
Lotus and Silk yarns are blended to provide a unique striped fabric, organic and woven by hand following traditional Khmer techniques.
We can dye any color requested with a heavy-metal-free dyeing (Dystar).
In 2012, we submitted a sarong, made from our unique lotus fibers to the UNESCO handicrafts program and received their Seal of Excellence. The Seal “encourages artisans to produce handicrafts using traditional skills, patterns, and themes in an innovative way in order to ensure the continuity and sustainability of these traditions and skills.” The award is a sign of the craft expert jury’s recognition of high quality materials. Thousands of years ago, the art of creating lotus fabric was known, but then lost. Samatoa brings back to life long forgotten skills.
Upon receiving the Seal of Excellence, our lotus fabrics have received a great deal of attention from designers all around the world.
- Light weight
- Soft touch
- Silky hand
- Especially breathable
- Wrinkle resistant
- Piling resistance
- Tearing and tensile strength
 According to a test report realized in 2016 by IFTH (the French Textile and Clothing Institute)
How to take care of blended silk fabric?
- Hand wash
- Do not bleach
- Dry flat in the shade
- Do not require iron
- Dry-clean: petroleum solvent only