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Traditional Bhutanese Textiles by Barbara Adams, White Orchid Press, Bangkok 1984
From the Land of the Thunder Dragon- Textile Arts of Bhutan.
Diana Myers and Susan Bean, Peabody Essex Museum of Salem, MA 1995.
Out of print but available in Bhutan.
Costume and Ceremonial Textiles of Bhutan- Diana K. Myers- Textile Museum Journal, 1987
Textiles of the Hill Tribes of Burma
by Michael C. Howard, White Lotus, Bangkok
Cambodian Textiles by Gillian Green
Laos and Golden Triangle:
The Textiles of Xam Neua and Muang Phuan, by Patricia Cheesman
Including the symbolism and use of textiles in traditional healing ceremonies.
Published and distributed by Studio Naenna, Chiang Mai:
Peoples of the Golden Triangle Six Tribes of Thailand, beautifully illustrated by Paul and Elaine Hudson.
Ock Pop Tok– East meets West in Laos:
TAEC- Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center
Luang Prabang: www.taeclaos.org
Splendid Symbols- Textiles and Tradition in Indonesia, Mattiebelle Gittinger.
Contemporary Tie and Dye Textiles of Indonesia, Kim Saunders
Threads of Life working with weaving communities throughout Indonesia: www.threadsoflife.com
Ann Dunham’s (Obama’s mother) Batik Collection at Textile Museum in Washington DC:
Textiles of the Central Highlands of VietNam by Michael C. Howard and & Kim Be Howard, White Lotus, Thailand