Pwo Karen Singing Shawl, Beetle Elytra in Textiles and Ornaments

Pwo Karen Singing Shawl, Beetle Elytra in Texiles and Ornaments, Cultural Entomology Digest 2M.C.Escher Two Insects, Cultural Entomology Digest 1Pwo Karen unmarried girls’ “singing shawl,” woven with supplementary wefts, decorated with glass beads and plastic buttons, fringes with Sternocerca aquisinata, collection of the Design Teaching Collection, Dept. of Environmental Design, U.C. Davis, photo by Barbara Molloy.