Cambodian Textile Art

Cambodian Textile Art

Once considered among the finest in the world, the Cambodian textile industry was largely destroyed by years of genocide. As the country continues to recover from decades of war, textile production has once again become the cornerstone of their economy. In addition to simple fabrics, the ancient handwoven silk traditions of Ikat have been revived. Join Japanese textiles expert Kikuo Morimoto as he shares his passion for this ancient art.


5 - 12+


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October 19, 2023

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