This volume defines the characteristics of Thai style by examining Thailand's arts and crafts tradition, its temples and palaces and its contemporary homes. It presents some of the country's finest Thai-style interiors and a selection of objets d'art.Right: Wooden model of a religious or sacrificial building in the late Ayutthaya style, ca late 1 7th century, with a horizontal line on the base and a roof that sags in the middle. Bangkok ... Temple buildings with many windows were probably introduced by westerners in the 17th century. In order to ... The tops of the capitals were always decorated with lotus petals in stucco in clustered or elongated shapes.
|Author||:||Chami Jotisalikorn, Phūthō̜n Phūmathon, Virginia McKeen Di Crocco|
|Publisher||:||Tuttle Publishing - 2002|