Ikat Textiles of the Indonesian Archipelago

Ikat Textiles of the Indonesian Archipelago by Peter ten Hoopen

Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery holds an ongoing exhibition of Indonesian ikat textiles from the Peter ten Hoopen collection. The exhibition is titled ‘Fibres of Life’. The exhibition opened 15 September 2017 and will run through 26 November 2017 The occasion is celebrated by the publication of Ikat Textiles of the Indonesian Archipelago, a…

Chinese Silks


The Textile Society of America has just announced the winner of the Annual R.L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award. The award is given to Feng Zhao, Chinese editor and Dieter Kuhn, English editor of ‘Chinese Silks’. This book has contributions from seven authors with foreword by James C.Y. Watt and contributions by Chen Juanjuan, Huang Nengfu, Dieter Kuhn, Li Wenying, Peng Hao, and Zhao Feng.

Saddle rugs from China and Beyond

Dragon and Horse

Drs. Koos de Jong’s newly published book ‘Dragon & Horse – Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond’ has got a lot of attention from collectors and scholars. The first presentations of his new English-Chinese edition took place in the spring 2013.