Bangkok: Nittayasan Doeluk, 1997. Item #025118
306 pages, chiefly full--page color illustrations. In Southeast Asia, the Thai and the Burmese perfected the preparation of silk. As early as the thirteenth century the Thai silk was being exported especially to the Malay Court where silk robes and dresses were worn since commoners were limited to wearing only cotton. By the current days, the Thai silk and its fashion desingers are leaders in the field.