Bisht

Bisht is an over cloth worn as a formal outfit. It can be found in the Gulf countries and sometimes in Iraq, Jordan and...

Basketry

Members of the diverse population of Laos continue to produce a variety of baskets (ka-ta). Men of different ethnic backgrounds interlace bamboo (phai) and,...
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Baecheopjang (preserving a painting or calligraphy)

Baecheopjang refers to the art of baecheop, a technique of preserving a painting or calligraphic work by adhering a sheet of paper or silk...

Saima embroidery and tush-kiiz wall hanging

Embroidery was a very popular and widespread type of needlework that was practiced by Kyrgyz women of all ages, from young to old. This...

Textiles

South Korean textiles is particularly known for its delicate weaving and needlework. The materials of special use include cotton, silk and hemp. Key techniques...
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Al fusaifisa’ الفسيفساء (mosaic)

Mosaic is an ancient craft associated with the arts of civilizations that have conquered Lebanon, notably the Romanian and Byzantine civilizations. The Mosaic Museum...

Al-Sadu Weaving in Kuwait

Al-Sadu weaving is a women’s handicraft practiced mostly by the Bedouin (nomad) women of the State of Kuwait. The name of this craft originates...

Tamtam (Slit Drums)

Intricately carved large vertical wooden slit drums of stunning appearance are possibly Vanuatu’s best-known art forms in the outside world.  From the island of...

Embroidery

Madraga, shoresh, thaob or khalaga, depend on the area, is the traditional woman’s dress in Jordan. It is black with embroidery down the front...
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Lukhtak is a traditional Tajik amulet. The creation of the lukhtak doll dates back to the pre-islamic period, the period of Zoroastrianism in the...
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Beaten dishes (kans dakeyan)

Kans Dakeyan, or beaten dishes, are products like dinner sets or singing bowls made by hammering an alloy of copper (80%) and tin (20%)....

Basketry and plaiting (Malay)

The Malays of the Peninsula have long plaited, twisted and coiled a variety of plant fibres obtained from forests, swamps and coastlines to make...

Pottery

Pottery is the most widespread craft in Sri Lanka due to the utility value of clay-pots as basic household objects. Potters who traditionally occupied...

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