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Lecture - HAND WOVEN AND MANUFACTURED TEXTILES IN THAILAND AND THE PHILIPPINES

November 18th 2017

Dear Members and Subscrbers HAND WOVEN AND MANUFACTURED TEXTILES IN THAILAND AND THE PHILIPPINES What importance do these hold for their country? By Dr. Simon Ellis        Saturday, 2 December  2017 Southeast Asia has one of the richest traditions of hand-woven textiles in the world, and yet many countries persist in supporting mass produced textiles for western markets. These mass markets are subject to great fluctuations that threaten jobs and provide diminishing returns in economic and e ...Continue Reading

The Jim Thompson Art Center and DanarHadi Museum, Surakarta POLA - Patterns of Meaning, Batik and Contemporary Art of Indonesia

November 13th 2017

Dear Members and Subscribers,  The Jim Thompson Art Center and DanarHadi Museum, Surakarta are pleased to present POLA – Patterns of Meaning Exhibition, curated by MellaJaarsma, a leading Dutch artist and curator based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The exhibition is the intersection between the traditional batik from the DanarHadi Museum Collection and the new commission works by Indonesian contemporary artists. It explores the significant role of the batik in Indonesia’s history and cultural identity. The meani ...Continue Reading

Reminder TTS 4th November 2017 Collectors Corner - THE REVIVAL OF THAI TEXTILE PRINTING

October 29th 2017

Dear Members and Subscribers, Please be reminded of the this Saturday 4 November 2017  Collectors Corner with  Seksalis Mangmeesup - THE REVIVAL OF THAI TEXTILE PRINTING Khun Seksalis will bring many examples of his work for us to see, an opportunity not to be missed.  Venue:  Venue:  Bandara Suites Silom (see map below)                            4th floor conference ...Continue Reading

November - THE REVIVAL OF THAI TEXTILE PRINTING

October 15th 2017

Dear Members and Subscribers, THE REVIVAL OF THAI TEXTILE PRINTING Seksalis Mangmeesup Saturday, 4 November 2017 L-Textile designed to honor H.M. King Bhumibol R-The artist Khun Seksalis Printing on textiles is an art that requires great skill, time and patience. Seksalis Mangmeesup is such an artist who is passionate about his work.  Trained as textile designer at Thammasat University, Faculty of Science and Applied Arts, Khun Seksalis broke through the traditional boundaries of color and design, ...Continue Reading

Thai Textile Society Study Trip Surin – Land of Silk and Elephants

October 9th 2017

Thai Textile Society Study Trip   Surin – Land of Silk and Elephants November 17th-19th,   2017 Lead by  K. Chomporn Dhanesnittaya  The Thai Textile Society is pleased to announce a study trip to Surin, 17-19 November 2017 to be led by Steering Committee Member, Khun Chomporn Dhanesnittaya. Participants will have the unique opportunity to witness the world famous annual Elephant Round-up festival, visit weaving villages well known for their fine silk brocade and mudmee textiles, the Queen Sir ...Continue Reading

Reminder TTS presentation CHIN TEXTILES OF MYANMAR Tuesday, 26 September 2017

September 22nd 2017

Dear Members and Subscribers, Please be reminded of the presentation *CHIN TEXTILES OF MYANMAR*  by Chomporn Dhanesnittaya and Wipawee Tiyawes on   Tuesday, 26 September 2017 at 10:00am Details are below: It was Chomporn’s interest in old beads that led her to Chin textiles which she has collected for more than 20 years. Running out of beads, her dealer showed her the ones he had amongst in a large pile of textiles he identified as those from hill tribes in Myanmar. Chomporn was persuaded to bu ...Continue Reading

September CHIN TEXTILES OF MYANMAR Presented by Chomporn Dhanesnittaya and Wipawee Tiyawes

September 6th 2017

CHIN TEXTILES OF MYANMAR Presented by Chomporn Dhanesnittaya and Wipawee Tiyawes It was Khun Chomporn’s interest in old beads that led her to Chin textiles which she has collected for more than 20 years. Running out of beads, her dealer showed her the ones he had amongst in a large pile of textiles he identified as those from hill tribes in Myanmar. Chomporn was persuaded to buy some of these even though they were mostly well worn and very dirty. Against the advice of her fellow textile-collector friends and much to ...Continue Reading

Workshop on Southeast Asian - Junction event Silk-Screen Printing Created from Ayutthaya Stencil Patterns by Kwanpoom Vilaival Sunday 13 August 2017 at 3:00 PM

August 10th 2017

TTS Members and Subcribers - Below is information on a SEA-  Junction program  https://bangkok.oneplace.events/activities/workshop-on-silk-screen-printing-created-from-ayutthaya-stencil-patterns-by-kwa#cd-google-map Please note that this courtesy email is sent  by TTS  for  a SEA-Junction progam to all the Society's members and Textile enthusiasts ...Continue Reading

NMV August Monthly Lecture Fashion of the Siamese Royal Court In the 19th Century By Prapassorn Posrithong

August 8th 2017

TTS Members and Subscribers Attached is a National Museum Volunteers announcment of the NMV August Monthly Lecture  Fashion of the Siamese Royal Court In the 19th Century By Prapassorn Posrithong Lecture Details:   Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017 • 10:30 am Venue: Friends of the BACC room, 6th floor BACC• National Stadium BTS   Cost: Member THB 100 • Guest THB 200  Sign-up: nmvmonthlyprogram@gmail.com  Siam in the 19th century covers the reigns of King Rama I to King Rama V. I ...Continue Reading

REMINDER- THE JAVANESE BATIK COLLECTION OF KING CHULALONGKORN (r. 1868-1910)

July 10th 2017

This is a Reminder - Saturday, July 15 2017 THE JAVANESE BATIK COLLECTION OF KING CHULALONGKORN (r. 1868-1910) By Sarttarat Muddin, curator and Dale Carolyn Gluckman, senior consultant, Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles Saturday, July 15 2017 During the preliminary research for the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles about a decade ago, the design and curatorial consulting teams were taken into the storerooms of the Inner Court of the Grand Palace under the guidance of the late Professor Smitthi Siribhadra.  Am ...Continue Reading
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