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My role model, Kikuo Morimoto, is reviving the ancient art of high quality silk production in Cambodia!

My role model, Kikuo Morimoto, is reviving the ancient art of high quality silk production in Cambodia!

Khmer Silk Krama Scarf - launching in September

Khmer Silk Krama Scarf - launching in September

Khmer dancers at Angkor Wat, 1920s.

Angkor Wat by H. King Sisowath - The dancers of the King dance in honor of the guests. This image was taken during the time of King Sisowath of Cambodia as noted in the caption.

 The woman’s huipil has a long and ancient tradition in Guatemala and is still worn in parts of the country today. Indigenous garments such as the huipil have roots in pre-Spanish Maya costume, and are often depicted on ceramics and sculpture. A huipil consists of one, two, or three lengths of cotton woven on a back-strap loom and sewn together with an opening for the head. Supplementary weft threads in cotton, silk, rayon and more recently acrylic, are used to float a raised pattern during…

The woman’s huipil has a long and ancient tradition in Guatemala and is still worn in parts of the country today. Indigenous garments such as the huipil have roots in pre-Spanish Maya costume, and are often depicted on ceramics and sculpture.

Pictorial textile (Cambodia)

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