Southeast Asian Textiles: Weaving Stories

Members of an elite family in Lampung, Sumatra, 1922. Collection Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen. Coll. No. β„’-60035000. Southeast Asian Textiles

Lying along the trade routes between India and China, the islands of Southeast Asia have been a crossroads for merchants, pilgrims, and travellers from many parts of the world. Weaving Stories, brings together more than 40 examples of Southeast Asian… Continue reading



Sumatra and the Island of Gold Known in ancient times as the β€˜Island of Gold’, Sumatra was an early point of arrival for trade, new religions and ideas in Southeast Asia. Gold and natural resources made it a land of… Continue reading