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The Thai Textile Society Newsletter Vol.V, No. 1, Spring 2017

July 5th 2017

Dear Members and Subscribers Attached to this email is The Thai Textile Society Newsletter Vol.V, No. 1, Spring 2017. The 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 to all website visitors in the hopes of encouraging interest and scholarship in textiles and is the sole property of TTS. Thank you for your su ...Continue Reading

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

June 27th 2017

Dear Members,  The TTS is pleased to announce a talk by Sarttarat Muddin, Curator and Dale Carolyn Gluckman, senior consultant, of the  Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles,  "THE JAVANESE BATIK COLLECTION  OF KING CHULALONGKORN (r. 1868-1910)"  Saturday 15 July 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 gu ...Continue Reading

Reminder - Saturday 17 June TTS lecture....Sumbanese Textiles: A Personal Perspective

June 15th 2017

 Sumbanese Textiles: A Personal Perspective -  Presented by Olivo Miotto and Tracy Dean Saturday 17 June 2017 at 10 am   The Indonesian island of Sumba is well-known for its ancient traditions, its surfing beaches and, most of all, its flamboyant handmade textiles. Sumbanese textiles are used as clothing, in ceremonies and as valuables for exchange. Most importantly, they accompany the dead as wealth for the afterlife, and they provide heirloom for descendants. Sumbanese ikat weaving, especially w ...Continue Reading

Saturday, 17 June 2017 - Sumbanese Textiles: A Personal Perspective

June 9th 2017

Sumbanese Textiles: A Personal Perspective Presented by Olivo Miotto and Tracy Dean Saturday, 17 June 2017 The Indonesian island of Sumba is well-known for its ancient traditions, its surfing beaches and, most of all, its flamboyant handmade textiles. Sumbanese textiles are used as clothing, in ceremonies and as valuables for exchange. Most importantly, they accompany the dead as wealth for the afterlife, and they provide heirloom for descendants. Sumbanese ikat weaving, especially when executed with traditional mat ...Continue Reading

JUNE Lecture - Sumbanese Textiles: A Personal Perspective

May 29th 2017

Saturday, 17 June 2017 Dear Members and  Subscribers;  The Society is pleased to announce on Saturday, 17 June 2017  a lecture presentation by Olivo Miotto and Tracy Dean - Sumbanese Textiles: A Personal Perspective.   Below are the details of this event: The Indonesian island of Sumba is well-known for its ancient traditions, its surfing beaches and, most of all, its flamboyant handmade textiles. Sumbanese textiles are used as clothing, in ceremonies and as valuables for exch ...Continue Reading

NMV Textile Event - TIE & DYE/BANDHNI WORKSHOP with Anita Bose

May 26th 2017

NMV Textile Event  - TIE & DYE/BANDHNI WORKSHOP with  Anita Bose  DATE – JUNE 14/15/16.   TIME-MORNING 9:30-12:30. VENUE- DS TOWER 1. SUKHUMVIT.SOI -39  Bangkok Thailand BANDHNI / TIE DYE is a very old textile art from Ancient India.   Rajasthan and Gujrat are famous for this art at the age of Harappa Civilization.  Inside the Ajanta Caves, Buddhist artists painted female figures who wore BANDHI DRESS.  This art is famous for its vibrant color mixing and beaut ...Continue Reading

Reminder of TTS co-share with NMV - A Lecture By Dr. Linda S. McIntosh

May 20th 2017

Dear Members and Subscibers,  This is a TTS reminder for Thursday, 25th May, 2017  TIME: 10:30 am    A Lecture by Dr. Linda S. McIntosh.  "Pha Mai Kham: Ceremonial Textiles of Buddhist Groups of the Mekong's Left Bank" Please note the venue:   Westin Grand Hotel   -   The State Room, 8th floor -  (Corner of Soi 19 and Sukhumvit Road - BTS Asoke or MRT Sukhumvit) see map below This presentation will focus on the ceremonial textiles o ...Continue Reading

"Pha Mai Kham: Ceremonial Textiles of Buddhist Groups of the Mekong's Left Bank"

May 15th 2017

Dear Members and Subscribers,  The May Collectors' Corner is a co-share with the Bangkok National Museum Volunteers.  Please note the venue is: Westin Grand Hotel   -   The State Room, 8th floor. Below are the details of this event. Collectors' Corner "Pha Mai Kham: Ceremonial Textiles of Buddhist Groups of the Mekong's Left Bank" By Dr. Linda S. McIntosh Thursday, 25th May, 2017 This presentation will focus on the ceremonial textiles of groups living on the left bank of th ...Continue Reading

Reminder Collectors Corner - An Eclectic Collection of Antique Rugs, Embroidery and Miscellany - Saturday, 29 April 2017

April 16th 2017

Dear Members and Subscribers, Below is the  final reminder for the societys' Collectors' Corner on Saturday 29 April 2017.  ...Continue Reading

April Collectors Corner A Visit to a Private Collection

April 4th 2017

Dear Members and Subscribers On Saturday 29 April 2017 the Societys' Collectors' Corner has the priviledge of  viewing  the Private Textile Collection of  Vishrut Jain. This Collectors' Corner will be held at a  Private Venue; therefore all participants are _required to please reserve in advance_ at the following email:  bkk.tts@gmail.com – Ruth Gerson Vishrut Jain, a relatively newcomer to Thailand, but long time resident of Singapore, has amassed an impressive collection of a ...Continue Reading
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