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Reminder Collectors Corner 24 Saturday February -HMONG THREADS OF LIFE By Victoria Vorreiter

February 19th 2018

Dear Members and Subscribers  Please be reminded of the TTS Collectors Corner, 24 Saturday February - HMONG THREADS OF LIFE By Victoria Vorreiter Venue:    Bandara Suites Silom, 4th floor conference room,  first building                                           75/1 Soi Saladaeng 1 Time: 10:00 am Members: B200     Non-members: B300 For  rese ...Continue Reading

February Collectors Corner - HMONG THREADS OF LIFE

January 24th 2018

Dear Members and Subscribers, The Society is pleased to announce the February Collector's Corner Please see the details below and remember to RSVP to bkk.tts@gmail.com for reservation.  HMONG THREADS OF LIFE By Victoria Vorreiter Saturday, 24 February  2018 The Hmong of the Golden Triangle are composed of numerous groups and subgroups that display variations in the way they dress, though many are similar. Their clothing are dyed, embroidered and embellished in a way distinct to each group, preparing clot ...Continue Reading

Day Trip to Uthai Thani Saturday, 3 February 2018

January 22nd 2018

Dear Members and Subscribers, The first email that was sent out for the Day Trip to Uthai Thani on  Saturday, 3 February 2018 seems to have pieces of information missing from it. Please accept the web committees apologies.  Below is all the information about this Day Trip. Day Trip to Uthai Thani   Saturday, 3 February 2018 Ban Rai and other weaving villages are situated in Uthai Thai, a 3-hour drive northwest of Bangkok. The people who live in these villages originated in Laos and are known gene ...Continue Reading

Reminder Collectors Corner Saturday 20 January SAREES – TRADITIONAL AND MODERN

January 16th 2018

Dear Members and Subscribers, Please be reminded of this Saturday’s Collectors Corner on 20 January,  SAREES – TRADITIONAL AND MODERN with Mondire Mukerjee.  Mondira is an educator and has thorough knowledge of the subject. She has previously given talks to the Thai Textile Society. Mondira will bring a selection of sarees for us to see, and will show us the various dress modes in India. For  reservation contact bkk.tts@gmail.com Venue:  Bandara Suites Silom (see map below)     ...Continue Reading

"Fit For A Queen: Creating Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's Western Wardrobe"

January 5th 2018

Dear Members and Subscribers, Date: Thursday,  18 Janauary 2018 Time: 1:30 - 3:45 PM Cost: 250 Baht Venue: Auditorium - Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, Grand Palace Please see details for Registration below.  Space is limited ...Continue Reading

Collectors Corner January 2018 - SAREES – TRADITIONAL AND MODERN

January 2nd 2018

Dear Members and Subscribers, Happy New Year to all.   Please see below the first 2018 Collectors Corner  and kindly respond using TTS email:   bkk.tts@gmail.com SAREES – TRADITIONAL AND MODERN By Mondire Mukerjee Saturday,  20 January  2018 The saree is the traditional woman’s dress in India, a feminine garment that flows generously exhibiting styles of the many regions of the country. Mondira Mukerjee will discuss and give examples of the materials used, the designs, motifs and ...Continue Reading

The Thai Textile Society Newsletter Vol. II Fall 2017

December 13th 2017

Dear Members and subscribers,  Attached to this email is The Thai Textile Society Newsletter  Vol. II Fall 2017. This newsletter is distributed free to TTS members and subscribers,  Personal opinions expressed in this newsletter are strictly those of the authors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Thai Textile Society.  In future the newsletter should be available for all website visitors in the hopes of encouraging interest and scholarship in textiles and is the sole property of TTS.  Th ...Continue Reading

Reminder-Saturday, 2 December 2017-Lecture Dr. Simon Ellis-HAND WOVEN AND MANUFACTURED TEXTILES IN THAILAND AND THE PHILIPPINES

November 27th 2017

Dear Members and Subscribers, The Society encourages everyone to attend and support this very important lecture on the events happening in the textile world today.  Saturday, 2 December 2017.  Dr. Simon Ellis is a teacher, town planner and archaeologist with a DPhil from University of Oxford. He worked for in the UK local government and later for UNESCO, the last three years in UNESCO Bangkok. He specializes in Culture and Education with a statistical emphasis. He has published many books and academic ...Continue Reading

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

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