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The Royal Golden Silk: The Revival of an Ancient Khmer Art

Date : 2013-02-22 10:23:06

DescriptionThe Cambodian golden silk is the epitome of Cambodia’s proud and rich culture. From ancient times and up to the present, silk has been the fabric of choice for special occasions and celebrations. The Cambodian silk is 100% handcrafted by artisans most of whom are women. For Cambodians, silk is important not only as a means of preserving the Cambodian culture and tradition but also as a source of income for poor households in remote rural areas. An article by Onie Luna

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Author(s) NameOnie Luna

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