Gilding and glass inlay

Gilding and glass inlay is an ancient royal craft with a long history. An Ayutthaya chronicle recorded King Sanphet IX’s order to carry out...

Embroidery

Women belonging to various ethnic groups composing the population of Laos adorn cloth with post-weaving techniques, mainly appliqué and embroidery (pak saew). Cross-, satin-,...

Kantha

Woodwork

Block print

Pata Chitra narrative scroll paintings of West Bengal

The intersection of art and the narration of religious tenets have an enduring antiquity in India. Evidence from the third century BCE attests to...

Calligraphy

Vertical loom in Madaba, photo: Adeeb Atwan

Textiles

Textiles

Sandstone

FASHION AND TRENDS

Galamzami (etching)

Galamzami (etching) is the marking of a design on the metallic surface including board or container or creating regular and extended recesses on the...

Bamboo craftworks

Chinese bamboo craftworks include bamboo engraving and bamboo weaving. The engravings contain bamboo slip, inscribed bamboo board, wall painting, engraved and carved pen container,...

Masks

Kilim weaving

Chitarkari (stone engraving)

Piña Weaving

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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)

Earthenware

Paper (hmaing-kaing)

Metal pandain

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Contemporary furnitures decorated by mother-of-pearl inlay technique.

Mother-of-pearl inlay

Piña Weaving

Tibetan rug-making

Masks