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August 08th, 2013

Excursion to Wat Klang Bang Kaew & The Exhibit Satavasa Pha Boran Tai (A Century of Tai Textiles)

Excursion to Wat Klang Bang Kaew in Nakhon Chaisi

&

The Exhibit Satavasa Pha Boran Tai

 

(A Century of Tai Textiles) in Ayutthaya

 

Thursday, 8 August 2013

Leader: Khun Chomporn Dhanesnittaya

    

In the morning we will visit Wat Klang Bang Kaew where the library, built during the reign of Rama III, housed palm leaf manuscripts from the Ayutthaya Period. The manuscripts, now in the Temple museum, are wrapped with beautiful textiles especially woven for this purpose.

After lunch, we will head to Satavasa Pha Boran Tai at the Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand in Ayutthaya. The Tai people of Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and southern China wove the clothes and textiles on
exhibit, all from the private collection of historian Paothong Thongchua. 
Click on link for more informatiion about exhibition:
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/life/History-in-every-thread-30209003.html

Maximum 10 participants. Booking deadline 5 August.

We will depart from the Siam Society at 8:00 AM and return at 5:00 PM.
All transportation, entrance fees, and lunch are included.


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