The looms and spinning wheels are a bit battered and worn, betraying the use they have been put to over the years. But they have clearly been well loved, since they are functional and are still being used to produce fine fabrics today.
Among the handlooms, frames, spinning wheels, earthenware pots and other equipment that can be found at Pa-Da Cotton Textile Museum in Chom Thong district of Chiang Mai are more than 10 local women producing naturally colour-dyed cotton yarn and fabrics of many designs. They dye, spin and weave the cotton by hand and in traditional fashion.
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