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The secrets of Southeast Asian textiles : myth, status, and the supernatural : the James H W Thompson Foundation Symposium papers

Author: Jane Puranananda; Mūnnithi Čhēm ʻĒt Dapbœ̄nyū Thō̜msan (Bangkok, Thailand)
Publisher: Bangkok : James H.W. Thompson Foundation : River Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Diana K. Myers highlights comparisons between Bhutanese and Southeast Asian textiles; Gillian Green writes on Cambodian textile hangings; John Guy, Roy W. Hamilton and Robyn J. Maxwell examine three very different aspects of Indonesia textiles; Susan Conway investigates Shamanistic practices among the Shan, while Barbara G. Fraser and David W. Fraser, Vibha Joshi and Piriya Krairiksh have researched the textiles of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Secrets of Southeast Asian textiles.
Bangkok : James H.W. Thompson Foundation : River Books, 2007
(OCoLC)608320854
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Puranananda; Mūnnithi Čhēm ʻĒt Dapbœ̄nyū Thō̜msan (Bangkok, Thailand)
ISBN: 9789749863381 9749863380
OCLC Number: 154679432
Notes: "The Foundation organized a textile symposium in August 2005 entitled 'Status, Myth and the Supernatural - Unraveling the Secrets of Southeast Asian Textiles.'"--Foreword.
Description: 215 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
Responsibility: edited by Jane Puranananda.

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Journey with fifteen scholars to Southeast Asia and neighboring countries to discover the hidden meanings behind traditional textiles.  Read more...

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