Textiles of Asia : a common heritage / Songsak Prangwatthanakun, editor.

By: Prangwatthanakun, Songsak
Contributor(s): Thailand. National Culture Commission | Chiang Mai University. Center for the Promotion of Arts and Culture | UNESCO
Language: Thai Language: English Publisher: Chiang Mai : Office of the National Culture Commission, Chiang Mai University, 1993.Edition: Rev. edDescription: 248p. : ill., maps, col. plates ; 29cm.ISBN: 9745256933
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Text in Thai and English. - Papers from the seminar organised by the Thai National Culture Commission, Center for the Promotion of Arts and Culture, Chiang Mai University and UNESCO at the University, January 30 to February 3, 1992. - Contents: Tai lineage in textile art / P.C. Naenna; Textile patterns of the Tai in Vietnam / Hoang Luong; Traditional textiles in Laos / D. Bounyavong; Ikat and brocade weaves of India / R. Mathur; Textile heritage of Pakistan / Inam Ilahi; The traditional weaving of Indonesia / S. Kartiwa; Malaysian songket / A.B. Fadzil; Bast fibres and their weaving in Japan and Korea / Nobuko Hiroi; Pina: the most admired textile of the Philippines / N.I. Marte; Archaeological study of textiles in Thailand / C. Aranyanak; Trade and textiles in northern Thailand / K.A. Bowie; Faith, hope and charity: calligraphic motifs in Southeasdt Asian textiles / Robyn Maxwell; The frog - man and the diamond / Amphay Dore.