- Size: 4” x 5.7” (10.2 x 14.5 cm)
- Front: batik from Hmong’s skirt with red line appliques
- Reverse: raw cotton & hemp, contain 2 main compartments for keeping passport, 2 small divided sub-compartments for putting cards, 1 more layer attached for keeping your coin or money.
- Dry Clean or Wash with Cold Water & Mild Detergent
Recycling is always better
The costumes of Hmong People is carefully chosen to attract the finest fabric patterns from. Each costume can only be used to make a very limited number of product, some are unique. The selected patch then nicely sewn with a part of hemp fabric into the front of passport cover.
Organic hemp production
Nowadays, Hmong People still persistently maintain their tradition of hemp growing and manually weaving. Fabric woven from hemp is nicely long-wearing. From hemp tree to traditional costumes of Hmong people is an interesting journey. Harvesting hemp after about 4 months, Hmong people shall directly expose hemp to sun, then separate fiber from cover of hemp. After that, it is a meticulous section of connecting fiber. After that, they wrap finished fiber into a roll, the rolls are soaked in ash and boiling water, which acts as a natural bleaching-agent, then crushed by foot-mill to produce a shiny and smooth finish. The complete textile is then woven manually on a wooden and bamboo loom.
( Source: Viethnic)