Akwet-Longyi

AKWET-LONGYI, or PASO (Indian term)
Check fabrics, plain weave, hand woven (see Longyi and Paso)

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Longyi — A loin cloth native woven on hand looms in Burma, and worn by men and women. They are in many designs and qualities and all are about 34 in. to 36 in. wide and 72 in. long. Various names are given to the cloths according to the design. Such as… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Paso — AKWET LONGYI, or PASO (Indian term) Check fabrics, plain weave, hand woven (see Longyi and Paso) KYUDAYAN LONGYI, or PASO Fabric with square or diamond patterns as in mat weaving, either obtained in plain weaves by using one weft of each colour… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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