The Secrets of Southeast Asian Textiles

Puranananda, Jane

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Throughout Asia, textiles have played an important role in concepts of power and kingship and are also closely associated with shamanistic, Buddhist and Islamic beliefs. This work compares Bhutanese and Southeast Asian textiles. It covers Cambodian hangings. It discusses different aspects of Indonesian textiles. Num Pages: 216 pages, 300 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FM; WFB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 278 x 214 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1097. . 2007. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

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Book Description 15 führende Wissenschaftler diskutieren in dem vorliegenden Band die Bedeutungen bestimmter südostasiatischer Textilien, die eine große Rolle in den Konzepten von Macht und Herrschaft spielen und eng verbunden sind mit den jeweiligen religiösen Glaubensinhalten. Themen sind u.a. traditionelle Stoffe aus Bhutan, Kambodscha, Indonesien, Laos und Thailand. Außerdem beschäftigen sich die Autoren mit den Stoffen der Shan und anderer Minderheiten in Myanmar, mit Brokatstoffen aus Thailand und den Textilien der Tai-Völker in Vietnam. (Text engl.) 21,5 x 27,5 cm, 216 S., über 300 farb. Abb., pb. Bookseller Inventory # 744344

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