published : 21 Feb 2023 at 04:00
The Thai Textile Society presents the lecture “Masterpieces From Southeast Asian Ethnicities: Their Diversity In Tastes And Craftsmanship In Textile Weaving And Dyeing” at Siam Society, Asok Road, on Saturday at 10am.
Southeast Asian textiles are diverse and created by several ethnic groups who employ multiple weaving techniques. Originating in small communities that would over time be merged into empires, the art by each group evolved over the years from primitive to high art.
Their weaving now includes sophisticated techniques such as jok (discontinuous supplementary weft), khit (continuous supplementary weft), mook (supplementary warp), yok (brocade), mudmee…