In an attempt to break a world record and help preserve Khmer culture, Cambodians are weaving the longest krama in the world, which has already surpassed 1,100 m in length.
A krama is a sturdy traditional Cambodian garment with many uses, including as a scarf, bandanna, to cover the face, for decorative purposes and as a hammock for children.
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