Textiles of the Highland Peoples of Burma. Volume 1: The Naga, Chin, Jingpho, and Other Baric-Speaking Groups. The author is a leading authority on the traditional textiles of Southeast Asia and this is the first of his two volumes on the textiles of the Highland peoples of Burma. An introduction addresses the history and cultures of the Baric-speaking peoples of western borderlands with India and the northern borderlands with China. The particular characteristics of the cultures and artefacts of the Naga, Northern Chin, Southern Chin, Jingpho, and other Baric-speaking groups are then discussed in separate chapters. 260 colour plates with commentaries demonstrate the design and diversity of the textiles themselves. With sketch maps, references and index.
Textiles of the Highland Peoples of Burma. Volume 1
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AuthorsHoward, Michael C.