Pictorial Cambodian Textiles
The pictorial representation of Cambodian silk hangings, pidan, are unique in mainland Southeast Asia. This title assembles a comprehensive collection of pictorial pidan from private and public collections, many hitherto unpublished, allowing the reader to marvel at the intricacy and delicacy of these extraordinary feats of weaving.
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2/1 uneven twill Angkor artisans Arts banana tree trunk Bangkok Bank of Thailand birds boat Buddha Buddhist Cambodian chatra Choulean and Reyum cloth coffin context Courtesy Bank Courtesy Khun Pawinee Courtesy National Museum craft cremation cremation pavilions Depicts illuminated float dye kiet Early twentieth century festival Figs Groslier groundweave Handwoven silk illuminated float pratib imagery John Ruddy Khmer Khmer script Khun Pawinee Santisiri King kratong Lao-Tai Leclere Lisa Eisermann lotus canopy Lotus Pond loy pratib Machine-woven silk monks motifs Muan murals Museum of Cambodia Nak patterned neak Northern Region Office ordination ceremonies painted palace panels pha bot Phnom Penh Phra Phum Pictorial textile pidan Poree-Maspero preah Professor Ang Choulean rainy season resist tie dye Reyum Gallery royal sampot sampot chawng kbun scenes Siem Reap style Takeo Province tang tok Tavatimsa Tavatimsa Heaven technique Thai thread traditional trio Vessantara Jataka village pratib vitana warp weavers weaving weft woven silk