@@Japanese Studies on the
Himalayas and Nepal
Sciences and Humanities, 1900 - 2000 )
2. Works before
3. Works after
3.3. Other Himalayan
3.4. General Works on
the Himalayas and Nepal
K. Yamamoto has written
a finely illustrated book on textiles of Bhutan dealing mainly with
secondarily with the menfs go, and then with other kinds of costume.
She classifies textiles
according to the ways they are woven, lists the names of the parts of
the kira, and describes
the types of threads,
the ways of dyeing, kinds of weaving machines, the warping, design,
and weaving techniques.
She extends her
perspective also to the textiles of the Lepchas, to Tibet, and
some areas in
north-eastern India such as Nagaland, Manipur, and Aru-nachal
Her previous book
(1991) provides basic information on Bhutan including a guide to
books and articles on Bhutan written in Japanese.