Textiles of Southeast Asia remains the definitive work on Southeast Asian Textiles. Traditional textiles are one of the most widely-collected and important categories of Southeast Asian art. Formed from an extensive range of locally produced and imported raw materials and an astonishing variety of techniques; including my different types of applique and decorative weaving, ikat and other forms of tie-dyeing, batik and embroidery; Southeast Asian textiles are used to fashion a variety of objects, from items of everyday clothing to sacred and ceremonial costumes, shrouds and wrapping cloths, hangings, banners, and ritual regalia.
|Dimensions||216 × 279 mm|
Robyn J. Maxwell
Dr. Robyn Maxwell is a curator in the Department of Asian Art at the Australian National Gallery, Canberra. She has organized a number of exhibitions and is published widely on Southeast Asian art.
Dr. Matiebelle Gittinger is Research Associate at the Textile Museum,Washington, D.C. and the author of numerous books and articles on Southeast Asian textiles, including Splendid Symbols: Textiles and Traditions in Indonesia.
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