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Traditionally, tailoring male and female dresses was mainly conducted by women. After finishing housekeeping, some experienced wives, mothers and daughters would sew dresses for...

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Kanthas of Bengal

Kanthas are vibrant patchworked quilts, recycled out of layers of used and discarded fabric, made by rural women in the eastern part of India. They...

Tapestry (shwe shi hto)

The art of tapestry named shwe chi hto (gold embroidery) seems to be flourished about one thousand years ago. Evidence can be found in...

Puppet (yoke thay)

Myanmar puppet stage is fully developed with drama music, songs and dances. The writer SayaHlaTha Mein wrote in his book, Myanmar Yoke – thayTabin...
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Felt carpets (ala-kiyiz and shyrdak)

The art of making felt and felt carpets among Kyrgyz people has ancient historical roots dating back to the era of the early nomads,...

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Tha zo or weaving in Bhutan is one of the first arts to be mentioned in the early Bhutanese literature. It is widely spread...

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Wajima nuri (lacquer)

Wajima is located in the Ishikawa Prefecture on Honshu island. Although the oldest piece of Wajima nuri is the shunuri-tobira made in the Muromachi...

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