Traditional Textiles of Cambodia: Cultural Threads and Material Heritage

Chicago: Buppha Press, 2003. 8.75 x 11.4", 320 pp., 300 color illustrations, cloth, d.j. Item #88
ISBN: 1932476067

The splendid silks and costumes of Cambodia are among the most beautiful in Southeast Asia, but up to now little has been available to identify and explain the essential role of textiles in traditional Cambodian life, society and religious practice.

Gillian Green's comprehensive text provides an historical framework aligning the evolution of Cambodian costumes and textiles with events from the Angkorian period onwards. From the sampot worn by both men and women and dance costumes, to temple hangings and monks' robes, all aspects of Cambodian textiles are elucidated and illustrated in full color.

Price: $55.00