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Textiles of Southeast Asia

tradition, trade, and transformation

by Robyn J. Maxwell

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Published by Periplus, Tuttle Pub. [distributor] in [Hong Kong], North Clarendon, VT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Southeastern
    • Subjects:
    • Textile fabrics -- Asia, Southeastern -- Themes, motives

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robyn Maxwell ; foreword by Mattiebelle Gittinger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK8977.A1 M39 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination432 p. :
      Number of Pages432
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3321484M
      ISBN 100794601049
      LC Control Number2004274389

      Posting to Russian Federation. Handwoven Textiles of South-east Asia by Fraser-Lu, Sylvia Paperback Book The. Textiles of South-East Asia by Thompson Angela. Handwoven Textiles of South-east Asia. Articles about textile traditions from South, Southeast and East Asia. Outcome of a conference on textile traditions held in Chiang Mai in This book surveys the wide array of textiles made, worn, used, and displayed throughout the Islamic world, from the glorious fabrics of the past to those produced today. EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA China Malaysia Indonesia The Philippines. SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA East Africa West Africa. GLOSSARY FURTHER READING.

      Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the regions that are geographically south of China, east of the Indian subcontinent and north-west of Australia. Southeast Asia is bordered to the north by East Asia, to the west by South Asia and the Bay of Bengal, to the east by Oceania and the Pacific Ocean, and to the south by Australia and the Indian (nominal): $ trillion (exchange rate). First Edition. acknowledgements, photograph acknowledgements, map of Southeast Asia, notes, glossary of technical terms, bibliography and index. Illustrated endpapers, being a fabric design. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs, with Seller Rating: % positive.

      An intriguing special interest tour unravels the history and intricacies of fine arts, crafts and textiles that represent the cultural traditions, dexterity, and creativity that are so representative of life in these four countries. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, iconic sites, history and awe inspiring natural beauty of 4/5(1). SUBJECT LISTING: Art History / Asian Art, Asian Studies / Southeast Asia, Asian Studies / South Asia BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Pages, 11 x 11 in, 77 color illus. ISBN:


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Robyn Maxwell provides the definitive work on Southeast Asian textiles. Traditional textiles are one of the most widely collected and important categories of Southeast Asian art.5/5(7).

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This book is an excellent guide to the general SE Asia area's ethnic textile hed in Angela Thompson cover the key areas of interest including history, symbolism,traditions, techniques and links between the counties of SE Asia/5(5).

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Textiles form one of Indonesia's best known exports. They are also a significant Indonesian art form. Traditionally, spinning, dyeing, and weaving were tasks performed by women. They symbolized creation. Many of the designs also have special meaning.

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Traditional textiles are one of the most important and widely collected categories of Southeast Asian art. Formed from an extensive range of locally produced and imported raw materials and an astonishing variety of techniques, Southeast Asian textiles are used to fashion a variety of objects-items from everyday clothing to sacred and ceremonial regalia.5/5(7).

Every textile tells a story if you know what to look for, especially the antique textiles you’ll see in museums and elegant shops throughout Asia and Southeast Asia.

The raw material – cotton, silk, plant fibers or camel hair – tells you where the weaving was done. The colors speak volumes about when it was woven. And the patterns reveal the icons and symbols of the culture.

pages: 29 cm "First Periplus edition"--Title page verso Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index An introduction to Southeast Asian textile history -- The foundations -- Indian impressions -- Chinese themes -- Islamic conversions -- European incursions -- The changing role of textiles in Southeast Asia: conclusionsPages: Textiles of South-East Asia.

[Angela Thompson] -- A variety of textile techniques from across South-East Asia are covered in this book, with explanations and detailed images of the craftwork in progress. # Southeast Asia.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. This book considers the various ways Southeast Asian textile artisans reacted over the centuries to the steady stream of new and powerful ideas and raw materials arriving from India, China, the Islamic world and Europe.

A detailed and definitive resource, Textiles of Southeast Asia is a Brand: Book Review: Batik, Traditional Textiles of Indonesia from the Rudolf Smend and Donald Harper Collections by Sandra Sardjono Roving Report: Journey to Lesser Known Museums of Southeast Asia by John Ang Tours: Tribal Weaving of the Lesser Sunda Islands by Sea Trek Sailing Adventures.

The previous articles on Buddhist manuscript textiles focused on manuscript wrappers, bags and textile book covers from mainland Southeast Asia and manuscript textiles from Nepal, Tibet, northwest China and these rare textile objects came to light during the curation of an exhibition on Buddhism at the British Library (25 October – 23 February ).

This book considers the various ways Southeast Asian textile artisans reacted over the centuries to the steady stream of new and powerful ideas and raw materials arriving from India, China, the Islamic world and Europe. A detailed and definitive resource, Textiles of Southeast Asia is a welcome addition to the field of textiles.

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The book includes a discussion of ikat techniques and the origin and diffusion of ikat in Southeast Asia. This is followed by surveys of the ikat-patterned textiles of peoples speaking Tai, Austronesian, Mon-Khmer and Tibeto-Burman languages.

color photographs accompany the text. A major exhibition on Buddhism at the British Library (25 October – 23 February ) focused on Buddhist manuscripts and early printed works, and how they helped to spread Buddhism across Asia and beyond. During the curation process, an unexpected number of manuscript textiles came to light.

These are textiles that are used to wrap around manuscripts to protect them. This book considers the various ways Southeast Asian textile artisans reacted over the centuries to the steady stream of new and powerful ideas and raw materials arriving from India, China, the Islamic world and Europe.

A detailed and definitive resource, Textiles of Southeast Asia is a welcome addition to the field of textiles. show more5/5(7). TEXTILES, SOUTHEAST ASIAN ISLANDS. The textile traditions of insular Southeast Asia, an area from Sumatra, the westernmost island of Indonesia, to the northernmost region of Luzon in the Philippine Islands, covers an equally wide variety of types, styles, and insular people are related by language and customs from former waves of migrations and by methods of textile.

Textiles play an important role in the economic, social, and religious life of South-East Asia. This study of the area's textile traditions begins with an historical overview, and then introduces the Read more. This course is designed to enable students to engage with textiles from across Southeast Asia, to be able to identify techniques such as batik, different methods of ikat, Indian trade cloths and the diverse range of woven patterns from across this region.Textiles provide a visual history of a country's culture and crafting traditions in a way few other things can accomplish.

In Textiles of Southeast Asia, Dr. Robyn Maxwell provides the definitive work on Southeast Asian textiles. Traditional textiles are one of the most widely collected and important categories of Southeast Asian : $Textiles of Southeast Asia: Tradition, Trade and Transformation.

Robyn Maxwell. Australian National Gallery, pages, illustrations. This very large volume is a comprehensive survey of all the major textile traditions found throughout Southeast Asia.