I got very very absorbed in the research of my chosen garments, the people that made them and, the social and political context.
It surprised me, that actually the internet was not the best source of information.
These are the books that were my main resource for this project.
Dell, Elizabeth, and Sandra H. Dudley. Textiles from Burma: Featuring the James Henry Green Collection. London: Philip Wilson in Association with James Green Centre for World Art, 2003.
Gillow, John, and Bryan Sentance. World Textiles: A Visual Guide to Traditional Techniques. London: Thames & Hudson, 2006.
Lewis, Paul W., and Elaine Lewis. Peoples of the Golden Triangle: Six Tribes in Thailand. London: Thames and Hudson, 1998
Wilson, Verity, Jennifer Wearden, and Rosemary Crill. World Dress: Fashion in Detail. V & A, 2012. Print.