IKTT (Institute for Khmer Traditional Textiles), from SiemReap Cambodia
IKTT (Institute for Khmer Traditional Textiles), from SiemReap Cambodia

Guest Talk and a special sale of the textiles in Washington, D.C

Reviving Silk Textile Traditions in Cambodia

Monday, November 1, 2004, 12 pm, Meyer Auditorium

 Kikuo Morimoto, founder of the Institute for Khmer Traditional Textiles in Siem Reap, Cambodia, will introduce the inspiring work of the nearly four hundred women and men engaged in the institute ’ s project of reviving the authentic processes of dyeing and weaving silk textiles. Morimoto will use slides and film to show the transformation of golden silkworm cocoons into handwoven silk fabrics colored with radiant natural dyes and patterned with hand-tied ikat designs.

 The talk accompanies a special sale of the institute's textiles. November 1, 12 pm - 5 pm, November 2 and 3, 10 am - 5 pm, in the Freer Conference Room.


update : 2004年11月11日 17:08

<< IKTT active report meeting | Travel schedule in Germany >>
Related articles
Travel schedule in Germany (Update)(2007年05月10日)
Travel schedule in Germany(2007年04月24日)