Photo Gallery Pages -- Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont
Exhibition of Embroidered Pictures & Demonstration of Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont
Models/Dancers in Khon Costumes with Dr. Anucha Thirakanont
Khon Costume Dressers together with Models/dancers who are in Khon Costumes
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.
Preparing embroidered textiles
Couching with gold threads
Embroidery with gold threads
The Thai Textile Society wishes to thank
Member Bo Mazur for the use of her Photos
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