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Lecture examines the art behind Thai textiles

The Thai Textile Society is holding a lecture on “Innovative And Sustainable Dyeing Techniques: Inspiration Behind Wearable Art” conducted by designer Pring Bunnag at the Conference Room, 4th floor of Bandara Suites Silom, Sala Daeng 1, on Saturday Oct 8 at 10am.

Contemporary silk sin. photo courtesy of Thai Textile Society

Traditionally Siamese women, especially in the Northeast, North and Central Thailand wove and wore their own silk sarongs or pa-sin, sometimes simply referred to as sin.

These beautifully woven silks ranged from simple everyday pieces to intricate patterns that took months to weave and were reserved for special occasions. Such silk sarongs…

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