A GLIMPSE OF PAST GRANDEUR: SILK WEAVING IN ACEH – TAASA Review June 2018
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This article was originally found in the June 2018 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 27, Issue 2, Page 9).
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Barbara Leigh T he past grandeur of Aceh has many unknowns.
Given that silk in the tropics did not last to tell us its stories, we are reliant on historic textiles collected and preserved in museums and private collections, and on the written and photographic documentation of those who collected.
There are also memories transmitted from forebears...