Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures
||Holmgren, Robert J.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $70.00|
| Book Description: |
Textiles have for centuries served a crucial role in Indonesia. Far beyond their customary utilitarian function, they have been used in symbolic and sacred contexts and also as emblems of wealth and status.
The hub of trading systems, ancient Indonesia was a pathway for religious and artistic influences, dispersing exotic patterns and forms from many cultures throughout its myriad island populations. Images deeply embedded in ancient traditions combined with designs from...