Silk House Ratchathewi
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Silk House Ratchathewi Silk is native to China and India. Silk has increased by 2,640 BC, a Chinese merchant has published silk into other areas in Asia. In Thailand, archaeologists found evidence of Ban Chiang, which indicates that the use of silk 3,000 years ago.
Silk weaving in Thailand the same household in the past for their own use. Or intended to be used in ceremonies such as wedding ceremony later in the reign of King Rama 5 to encourage the use of silk.
The mulberry trees for silk was supported by Japan. However, the implementation of the project has must have only one stop away. Because farmers are still made in the traditional Thailand because of the habit. Not respond to the transition to a new model that has been developed with the help of Japan.
After the Second World War Have undergone a major change of silk Thailand by James Harrison Willson-Thompson of the United States or the Thailand known as the Jim Thompson, who is the focus of works of art. In the northeastern region of Thailand and Laos, and Cambodia.
Jim Thompson has purchased silk Thailand different patterns stored and studied in the village, a patterned silk silk production. With silk weavers seeking talented. Finally met my mechanic skilled in Bangkok. Community kitchen area (After Asia Hotel Ratchathewi - present).
This was originally a Muslim community in Cambodia. Immigrants lived since the early Rattanakosin period. With expertise in woven silk.
Jim Thompson has encouraged the villagers silk. Villagers can earn more. After that has improved Silk Thailand using market principles to expand production. And to develop the silk of Thailand to the international market. Especially the US And diffuse into the film industry in the West and Broadway theater.
In 2502, the French designer has used silk designs and sewing garments Thailand's Queen Sirikit. The Queen The visit to the United States, officially renewed. Regarded as Thailand's silk opportunity to overseas markets.
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