TEXTILE TRADITIONS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA
From clan to clan and village to village the textiles found across South East Asia are as diverse in number as the people that produce them.
From the patterns and design, to the types and methods of weaving and the styles of embellishment each clan, village and country has a host of unique textile traditions which have been handed down through generations. The articles on this page have been developed as a starting point for those interested in the different cultures and styles of textiles in the region.
Retaining Identity - The textiles of the Hmong of Vietnam
Symbolic Stitches - The Embroidery of the Hmong of Vietnam
Hmong Story Cloths
Baby Hats - Soul Protection
The Textiles of the Dao of Vietnam
Through the Generations - The Embroidery of the Dao of Vietnam
The Lu of Vietnam
Indigo - the colour that shaped history