Material: Piña Silk
Design: All Over Calado
Embroidered in Lumban, Laguna, Philippines
A tradition and main source of livelihood passed on from generation to generation - this local cottage industry has evolved from hand sewn to machine based stitching to keep up with demand & trends.
Calado, also known as, open-thread work, is a unique embroidery style to Lumban, Laguna. Embroiderers stitch individual fibers to achieve different designs such as Sampaguita, Alay Lakad, Pinuto, Ethnic, Sinag, Banig, and Aspile.