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Thai Heritage Conservation - Pah Khit Designs (2004)

 

pah khit - stars surrounding naga motif    pah khit - naga head motif

pah khit - girl forgetting to walk motif    pah khit - large baisi motif

 

 Issue Name: Thai Heritage Conservation 2010 - Pah Khit Motifs
 Thai Issue Name: อนุรักษ์มรดกไทย 2547
 Issue Date: 2004/2547-04-02
 Cause: Annual commemorative stamps for the Thai Heritage Conservation Day in honour of H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
 Catalogue Number: 2004/14-17
 Denomination: 3 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht, 5 Baht, 4 Baht, 5 Baht
 Complete Set:  18 Baht (unused), 8 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 45 x 27 mm (48 x 30 mm incl. white border)
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: hand woven pah khit with various designs: 1. laai dao lom naak (ลายดาวล้อมนาค - ‘stars surrounding naga design’); 2. laai hua phaya naak (ลายหัวพญานาค - ‘naga head design’); 3. laai sao leum deun (ลายสาวลืมเดิน - ‘girl forgetting to walk design’); 4. laai bai sih yai (ลายบายสีใหญ่ - ‘large bai si design’)
 Related Link: pah khit, naga, phaya, bai sri, Golden Brocade, Cloth Patterns from Different Weaving Techniques, Chok Cloth Designs, Matmi Textiles