THE ENTRANCE GATE AND WAITING CARS PHOTOGRAPHED AT THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, SEMARANG, JAVA, 1914 – TAASA Review March 2011

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shop houses and cottages built in the Chinese style, that is, sited directly on the ground rather than raised Khmer-style on stilts, and modes of transport such as bicycles, cars, ships of several kinds, and flat bed trucks.

In contrast, however, to the pictorially patterned sarong of Java, there is no recorded information as to what function these pictorial tie-dyed textiles served in Cambodia.

With their representational imagery they would probably have been quite unsuitable as headscarves in the Muslim tradition...