Textiles of Southeast Asia: Tradition, Trade and Transformation

Textiles of Southeast Asia: Tradition, Trade and Transformation


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ISBN-13: 9780804844406
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 08/05/2014
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Educated at Monash University and the University of Melbourne, Dr. Robyn Maxwell is a curator in the Department of Asian Art at the Australian National Gallery, Canberra. She has organized a number of exhibitions and is published widely on Southeast Asian art. Dr. Matiebelle Gittinger is Research Associate at the Textile Museum,Washington, D.C. and the author of numerous books and articles on Southeast Asian textiles, including the much-acclaimed Splendid Symbols: Textiles and Traditions in Indonesia."

Table of Contents

1An Introduction to Southeast Asian Textile History9
2The Foundations33
3Indian Impressions149
4Chinese Themes239
5Islamic Conversions299
6European Incursions353
7The Changing Role of Textiles in Southeast Asia: Conclusions395
Glossary of Technical Terms416

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