Thomas Cole’s new book has just been published.
In Dream Weavers: Textile Art from the Tibetan Plateau, Thomas Cole traces the origins of the Tibetan people and their culture, and takes the reader through the tribal tradition of the Tibetan weaving aesthetic.
This perceptive and well-documented historical text establishes a fascinating new light in which the Tibetan people, their culture and traditions should be viewed. The tribal tradition of the Tibetan weaving aesthetic on which he speculated more than 10 years ago is validated through the interesting synthesis of ideas and sources, tracing the origins of the Tibetan people and their culture in a well documented historical text that reads like an unfolding narrative.
Read more at tcoletribalrugs.com
Jozan Magazine 14 November 2004