KHUN MARK BENG | create with believe and respected mind16th July 2019
■ This Handmade Thai Silk fabric was created by group of senior female in Roi-Et, Thailand. The patern and colour are belonged to local style both floral part design and colours.
■ It is one of the high value silk product that came with unique, elegant and detailed story behind. It comes with bright Dark Tamarine Seed colour and was made by high skill senior female weaver.
■ Its name “Khun-Mark-Beng” came from shape of the floral part that semilar to what it was named. In English, “Khun-Mark-Beng” could be internally translated to “Flower bouquet of Blessing”.
■ Actually, “Khun Mark Beng” is the banana leaves bouquet ussually found in Thailand and Southeast Asean some countries. Banana leaves will be prepared in layer form of triangle or pagoda shape. Beside banana leaves, 5 sets of amaranth or calendula could be added with others 5 sets of betel leaf, betel nut, incense and candle.
■ The last word of “Khun Mark Beng”, Beng was timely changed from “Ben” which means 5. This is the reason why composition amount in this bouquet is Fives. Interestingly, number 5 is relavant to the 5 compositions of nature thing, the believe in Buddhist.
■ Khun Mark Beng is always used in many Buddist activities. For instance, to worship the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Sangha. This kind of bouquet is also used as thing to worship predecessor and could be used at some step of water festival. The huge one could be found in the local special event such as wedding event.
■ Khun Mark Beng is one of the elegant and unique collections of Thai fabric. The floral part was designed from the result of creative thinking plus imagination of what creator believed times ago.
With creative thinking and imagination of mudmee silk floral designer from the past, “KHUN MARK BENG” in real life has become the unique floral part on Thai silk fabric until nowDr. Tiger, THfabricTG Lead
■ THfabricTG team surely point out that this high valued fabric is appropriate for being kept as special collection. No one khow if it could be the hardly ever found thing in just next few years.
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