Textiles and fabric items from ASEAN on display in Seoul

Friday, 11/11/2022 10:52
Textiles and fabric items from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are on display at an exhibition entitled “Ancient Futures – Treasures of ASEAN Fabric” in Seoul from November 9 to 13 as part of the ASEAN Week 2022.
An overview of the exhibition. (Photo: VNA) 

Fabrics made by master artisans using traditional weaving methods that have been passed down through generations have been shown.

According to VNA, “Pua Kumbu” from Malaysia which inspired the world-renowned shoe designer Jimmy Choo is on display at the exhibition, along with Lanh My A silk of Vietnam which is made by weaving the finest silk threads coloured with dyes from the mac nua (Diospyros mollis Griff) fruits. Lanh My A silk is used by Vietnamese fashion designer Nguyen Cong Tri, whose designs have been worn by several celebrities including K-pop star Rose of Blackpink.

Lanh My A silk of Vietnam is on display at the exhibition. (Photo: VNA) 

Visitors to the exhibition can also watch videos on the production process, thereby getting general information about tourist destinations associated with craft villages in ASEAN countries./.