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Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont

Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont0
Models/Dancers in Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont

Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont1


Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont0
Khon Costume Dressers together with Models/dancers who are in Khon Costumes

Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont1
Dr. Anucha Thirakanont
Khon is one of the most influential traditional performing arts of Thailand.
It is an art form that combines both theater and dance troupes.
A narrator, accompanied by the Thai classical orchestra tells the story/legend being performed by the dancers.

Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont0

Preparing embroidered textiles

Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont1


Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont0


Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont1
Couching with gold threads

Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont0
Embroidery with gold threads

The Thai Textile Society wishes to thank 
Member Bo Mazur for the use of  her Photos



Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont1


Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont0


Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont1


Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont0


Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont1
Khon actors/dancers are richly dressed.
Each costume  has elaborate ornamental design and the costume headdress is definitive to a particular character the actor/dancer protrays
Costumes are often fitted and sewn onto the dancer prior to the performance

Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont0


Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont1


Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont0