[Pdf/E–book] From the Land of the Thunder Dragon Textile Arts of Bhutan

  • Paperback
  • 247
  • From the Land of the Thunder Dragon Textile Arts of Bhutan
  • Diana K. Myers
  • English
  • 09 January 2018
  • 9781932476422

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Summary From the Land of the Thunder Dragon Textile Arts of Bhutan ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Diana K. Myers È 5 Summary Lem abroad This volume first published in 1994 now reprinted in 2008 in conjunction with a special exhibition organized by the Peabody Essex Museum of Salem Massachusetts covers all aspects of Bhutan's textiles and weaving heritage from the central role of women than 80 percent of Bhutanese women contribute to their household's income by weaving to fibers dyes and looms to the functioning of beautiful cloth as an item of trade and an ind.

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Summary From the Land of the Thunder Dragon Textile Arts of Bhutan ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Diana K. Myers È 5 Summary Icator of historical change and social identity This copiously illustrated book reveals the richness originality and striking beauty of Bhutanese textiles Examples come from the Peabody Essex Museum which holds the largest such collection of any North American museum and public and private collections in Bhutan the United States Canada and the United Kingdom The illustrations are supplemented by field photographs and rare archival images.

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Summary From the Land of the Thunder Dragon Textile Arts of Bhutan ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Diana K. Myers È 5 Summary Bhutanese textiles are among the last of the major arts of Asia to gain recognition in the West and this is the first book to present this outstanding art form in its cultural and historical context Bhutan's textiles especially the intricate brocades and complex supplementary warp patterns are unmatched anywhere in the world This art with a steadily growing and devoted following in the West and Japan has become Bhutan's most powerful emb.