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From Tattoos to Textiles, Murni's Guide to Asian Textiles, All You Need to Know ... And More

by Jonathan Copeland


Ni Wayan Murni

From Tattoos to Textiles unravels the mysteries inherent in the ancient culture of textile making in an easy to read narrative from one of Bali's most famous textile collectors.

357 pages
Over 270 colour photographs

"From Tattoos to Textiles binds together the colourful threads of an extraordinary human story."

Dr Fiona Kerlogue
Deputy Keeper of Anthropology with responsibility for the Asian and European collections at the Horniman Museum, London, Author of Arts of Southeast Asia and Batik: Design, Style and History

"What a treat to read such a beautiful, flowing, informative and passionate treatise on Indonesian textiles."

Peter O'Neill OAM
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

"From Tattoos to Textiles is both easy-to-read and informative."

Professor Michael Hitchcock
Dean, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Macau University of Science and Technology, Author of Indonesian Textiles

"This extraordinary book will not only enthral and enlighten readers but also energize the tradition of hand-woven textiles in Southeast Asia."

Dr Linda McIntosh
Curator for The Jim Thompson House, Bangkok and Curator of The Tilleke & Gibbins Southeast Asian Textile Collection, Bangkok, Author of Ritual Thai Textiles, Status, Myth and the Supernatural and Art of Southeast Asian Textiles: The Tilleke and Gibbins Collection

"From Tattoos to Textiles tells a tale as old as Adam and Eve, as mysterious as Neith the Egyptian goddess, as intriguing as General George Washington, the first President of the United States, making his own clothes, and certainly a great deal more colourful than Chairman Mao's cotton boiler suits."

Stephanie Brookes
Travel Writer


Chapter 1 An Introduction to Body Decoration

Chapter 2 A Brief History of Textiles

Chapter 3 The Importance of Textiles

Chapter 4 Indonesia and Women

Chapter 5 The Raw Materials

Chapter 6 Indian Patola

Chapter 7 Magical Geringsing

Chapter 8 Protective Cepuk

Chapter 9 Philosophical Poleng

Chapter 10 Serene Songket

Chapter 11 Beautiful Batik



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