28 Apr '13, 9am

Totally absorbed by displays of #weaving, #ikat and #batik at Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore today. @acm_sg

Totally absorbed by displays of #weaving, #ikat and #batik at Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore today. @acm_sg

southeast asia galleries 3, 4 & 4a The three Southeast Asia galleries cover over 2,500 years of history, and cultures as diverse as the Hmong of northern Thailand and the classical Javanese of Indonesia. The main gallery (Gallery 3) begins with a collection of bronze and ceramic pieces dating back to 600 BCE - evidence of trade and commerce in early Southeast Asia. A highlight is the magnificent Pejeng style drum. Made from bronze and cast in several sections, this drum is decorated with stylised flowers and saw teeth, as well as pairs of faces with bulging eyes between the drum's handles. This piece is a testament to the technological achievements of early Southeast Asians. Southeast Asia was, and continues to be, a central point of world trade. Trade has brought not only commodities and technology, but also a multitude of new ideas and beliefs to the region. Imported rel...

Full article: http://www.acm.org.sg/the_museum/southeast_asia_gallery.asp

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