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TRADITIONAL TEXTILES OF CAMBODIA: CULTURAL THREADS AND MATERIAL HERITAGE., Green, Gillian.

Author Name    Green, Gillian.

Title   TRADITIONAL TEXTILES OF CAMBODIA: CULTURAL THREADS AND MATERIAL HERITAGE.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Bangkok River Books 2003

ISBN Number    9748225399 / 9789748225395

Seller ID   27236

320 pp, large 4to (11 5/16" H). "Subtle, enigmatic patterns woven into Cambodian silk textiles speak of origins in an ancient past, with resonances continuing to the present. While Cambodian textiles may justifiably be regarded as works of art in Western terms, their cultural relevance and vitality, which defines their quintessential character, is only beginning to be be appreciated and understood. This is the first book to document and explain this rich textile and costume tradition. Written for collectors, curators, travellers, textile artists and aficionados, it identifies and explains the essential role textiles play in traditional Cambodian life, society and religious practices. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 colour images, the book includes images of antique textiles held in both private collections and major public institutions, historic images and specially-commissioned line drawings and diagrams. (It) also includes: end notes supplementing the information in each chapter; appendices with a word list in Khmer script and transliterated Roman forms; a technical and foreign language glossary; a full bibliography and index." One tiny dint on front board. Dust jacket has some small line indentations and light rubbing on rear panel, a series of very small and tiny dints on front panel - mainly at top. one or two other very small dints elsewhere on jacket.

Cloth,  Krama,  Alms  Bowls,  Ang  Duang,  Angkor  Wat,  Angkorian,  Pidan,  Apsaras,  Backstrap  Looms,  Bahnar  People,  Bali,  Bas  Reliefs,  Bayon,  Ship  Cloths,  Blouses,  Buddhist,  Ordinands,  Sacred,  Burma,  Cham,  Malays,  China,  Colours,  Weft  Weave,  Costumes,  Motifs,  Cotton,  Dances,  Design  Schemes,  Patterns,  Dragon,  Diamond,  Dupaigne,  Festivals,  Hamsa,  Head  Cloths,  Hinduism,  Hilltribe,  Hipwrappers,  India,  Indigo,  Indra,  Jackets,  Kamben  Cepuk,  Java,  Kandal,  Khmer  Loeu,  Weaving,  Kinnari,  Lattice  Design,  Loom  Implements,  Malay,  Monks'  Clothing,  Accessories,  Flowers,  Nak  Birds,  Stars,  Pamn  Muk,  Tai-Lao,  Pha  Maung,  Plant  Fibres,  Reamker,  Reels,  Resist  Tye-dyed,  Silk,  Samot,  Sashes,  Siam,  Siddhartha,  Stoeckel,  Sumatra,  Tai-Lao,  Temple  Hangings,  Three  Worlds,  Vessantara  Jataka,  Thailand,  Trade,  Prince  Vessantara,  Zhou  Daguan. 

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