1993 · Montreal, QC
by Milgram, Lynne and Penny Van Esterik (Editors)
Montreal, QC: The Canadian Asian Studies Association, 1993. Softcover. VG, clean bright, tight; unread; textile museum ex-lib. copy with cover sticker, bar code sticker; blind stamp on title page; gift bookplate from editor; lib. gift notation on contents page.. Color-illus. glossy wraps with black lettering on white spine. 186 pp. with 3 bw illus. Proceedings from the symposium held July 1993 at The Museum for Textiles, Toronto. With an introduction and three main sections - Cloth in Motion: Transformation and Process; Technology and the Power of Production; and Textiles and Texts: The Power to Communicate and M ark Identity. Includes papers by Stephen R. Inglis (Kinship By the Yard: A Note on Cloth in South Asia); H. Leedom Lefferst, Jr. (Transformation of the Naak in Thai-Lao Theravada Buddhism); Penny Van Esterik (Cutting Up Culture: Colonizing Costumes); Rosalind C. Morris (The Empress's New Clothes: Dressing and Redressing Modernity in Northern Thai Spirit Mediumship); John E. Vollmer (The Foot-Braced Body Tension Loom Reconsidered); Lynne Milgram ( (Re)Production: Reconsidering the Analysis of Houehold Textile Production in Highland Luzon, Philippines); Villia Jefremovas (Maids, Money and Material: Class, Gender and Textiles in Northern Luzon, Philippines); Kathy M'Closkey ( (Mis)Reading Textiles as Texts: A Critique); Sandra A. Niessen (Words Can't Weave Cloth: Limits of the Textual for the Weave Technical); Astri Wright (Ikat as Metaphor for Iban: Women Artists' Creative, Ritual and Social Powers in Borneo); Ann Goldman (Lao Mien Embroidery: Migration and Change); and Sandra Cate (Mien Embroidery: Aspects of Change and Exchange).
(Inventory #: 152660)