Oma Traditional Textile Design Database
Securing Cultural Intellectual Property Rights for the Oma Ethnic Group of Laos
Here, you will discover traditional designs created, passed down, and worn by the Oma People of Laos. This unique database was created with the Free Prior Informed Consent of the Oma of Nanam Village in Laos as an act of cultural preservation, and also represents an invitation for collaboration respecting the 3Cs’ Rule: Consent. Credit. Compensation© . The information in this database is owned by the Oma ethnic group of Nanam Village in Laos. To learn more, click here.
Select a clothing type below or learn more about the cultural significance of Oma textiles.
Details on the traditional motifs used on Oma textiles, their uses and meaning.
This database is part of an effort to support the cultural intellectual property rights® of Indigenous and traditional communities.