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2016 ASEAN Songket Weaving Exhibition

September 15, 2016 - December 31, 2016

2016 ASEAN Songket Weaving Exhibition

Songket is a hand-woven silk or cotton fabric that is intricately patterned with gold or silver threads.The metallic threads stand out against the background cloth to create a shimmering effect. The style of fabric is unique to Malaysia and Indonesia, among other ASEAN countries. The exhibition highlights the artistry, intricacy and traditional values of Songket.

The exhibition is held at the National Textile Museum in Kuala Lumpur. The museum tracks trends and developments that characterise textile and develop community living in Malaysia through time.

Details

Start:
September 15, 2016
End:
December 31, 2016
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Venue

National Textile Museum
26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin
50050 Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur 50050 Malaysia
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Website:
http://www.muziumtekstilnegara.gov.my/