Palaspas: An Appreciation of Palm Leaf Art in the Philippines
Featuring nearly eighty palm leaf objects, this book by Elmer I. Nocheseda narrates how the palm leaf has figured in Philippine history and culture and highlights its myriad manifestations in the contemporary religious, social, and economic practices of various communities in the Philippines. It includes detailed instructions in cutting, folding, and knotting the strips of palm leaves to create various forms.
Ateneo de Manila University Press, Philippines
Softcover / 7.5 x 9 inches / 342 pages / Color