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The Salon du Tapis d'Orient is a moderated discussion group in the manner of the 19th century salon devoted to oriental rugs and textiles and all aspects of their appreciation. Please include your full name and e-mail address in your posting.
Part 4: The Threads of Khmer History:
A ‘warped’ look at the temples of Angkor
by Jaina Mishra
1.6 TEXTILES AS LIFESTYLE ARTICLES
48: Curtains on the palanquin
49: Large Hand fans
50: Carriage curtains
51: Elephant cover
52: Elephant cover
The next four images (numbers 53-56) show procession parasols, torches(?) and flags.
57: Seat cover
Adornments extend beyond textiles, to hairstyles and jewelry.