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Wearing Wealth and Styling Identity: Tapis from Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia

This annotated list of web resources may be used to help you and your students learn more about looking at and making meaning from this type of art.

  • Books for children

    Robin Lim, Ticket to Indonesia, Carolrhoda Books, 2001.

    Joan Suyenaga and Salim Martowiredjo, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Periplus Editions, 2005.

  • Other books

    John Guy, Woven Cargoes: Indian Textiles in the East, Thames and Hudson, Inc., 1998.

    Victoria Rivers, The Shining Cloth: Dress and Adornment that Glitter, Thames & Hudson Inc., 1999.

    The E.M. Bakwin Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, The Art of Indonesian Textiles, Yale University Press, 2007.

    Wanda Warming and Michael Gaworski, The World of Indonesian Textiles, Kodansha International, 1981.

    Robyn Maxwell, Textiles of Southeast Asia: Tradition, Trade and Transformation, Periplus Editions, 2003. 

    Jackie Battenfield, Ikat Technique, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1978. 

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