Thai Silk by Jennifer Sharples
A book that weaves together the history, production and myriad of uses of Thailand's most sought-after cloth. An answer to all one may want to know about Thai silk.
Thai Silk affords a colorful and fascinating insight into a unique fabric that for centuries has been acclaimed the Queen of Textiles, by the wealthy, the powerful, the covetous and the humble. A traditional Thai handicraft that owes its origins to a tiny caterpillar, silk is renowned for its myriad uses. It graces the world?s most beautiful women and makes sumptuous interior design schemes appear even more lavish. Behind it all is a history as rich and exotic as silk fiber itself.
Large Format, 230 x 310 mm
160 pages, fully illus. in color