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Textiles of South-East Asia
     

Textiles of South-East Asia

by Angela Thompson
 

Comparing the costume, weaving, and textile techniques of its respective countries, this book takes readers deep into the "Golden Triangle" of Southeast Asia. Its chapters explore tropical forests, the plains and rivers of Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar, the rice paddies of Vietnam and Cambodia, and the historic Spice Islands of Malaysia, Indonesia

Overview

Comparing the costume, weaving, and textile techniques of its respective countries, this book takes readers deep into the "Golden Triangle" of Southeast Asia. Its chapters explore tropical forests, the plains and rivers of Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar, the rice paddies of Vietnam and Cambodia, and the historic Spice Islands of Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Delving into such unique topics as the rearing of silkworms and the symbolic meanings of woven designs, this beautifully illustrated study is guaranteed to fascinate craft enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861269621
Publisher:
Crowood Press (UK)
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.95(d)

Meet the Author

Angela Thompson has written articles for embroidery and textile magazines and numerous textile-related books, including Textiles of Central and South America.

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