Pak Kret pottery

Pak Kret pottery

Low fired, unglazed earthenware, known as Pak Kret pottery has been produced on Ko Kret island, Pak Kret district, Nonthaburi province for over 200...
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al malabes al folkloriah الملابس الفلكلورية (folkloric costume)

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Pacchi kari (marble inlay work of Agra)

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Usta kaam (painting on camel leather)

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Thangka, also spelt as thang-ga or thanka, refers to a religious scroll painting framed with colored silk and displayed on wall for worship. Thangka...


Bamboo Basket

Bamboo basketry

Bamboo basketry is a local craft found across Thailand. Each locality has its own weaving techniques and designs. Most common basketry includes baskets, kra...


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Jaipur quilted razai

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