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Textiles in the Hill Tribes of Thailand

by Jaina Mishra, 11 June 2010  – Woven Souls. Textiles, costumes & dress codes have played an integral role as announcers of significant life events, in some cultures more than in others. As I began my travel in Northern Thailand among the hill tribes, I gradually became aware of the predominant … read more

Koraput Tribal Textiles

It is fairly common to see textiles or garments created specially for important life events across all cultures and ethnicities. The most well known of these are pattern codes and color codes for weddings and mournings. All cultures have traditional materials associated uniquely with the various joys and tragedies of … read more