Thailand

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Yan li phao baskets

Yan li phao baskets

Yan li phao baskets are a type of basketry woven with yan li phao, a group of plants in the lygodium (climbing fern) genus...
Wooden Buddha statues

Wooden Buddha statues

Buddha statues are craft products expressing Buddhist faith. They are objects that represent and describe the abstract feelings, ideals and beliefs, in concrete form. Carving...
A carved section of the royal carriage Phra Maha Phichai Ratcharot.

Woodcarving

One of the oldest crafts, woodcarving was once mostly tied to religion and therefore has existed as decorative elements at temples, Buddha image halls,...

Textiles

In villages and towns, weaving has existed throughout Thailand since ancient times. Through overseas trade, import of cheap textiles of exotic beauty was made...
Sukhothai enamelled goldwork

Sukhothai enamelled goldwork

Because of its unique making process and its beautiful braiding that reflects the history and culture of Sukhothai, Sukhothai goldwork is a valuable cultural...
Silverware at Ban Wua Lai, Chiang Mai

Silverware at Ban Wua Lai, Chiang Mai

Ban Wua Lai, Chiang Mai province, has long been a production base of silverware. The ancestors of the community were silversmiths who migrated from...
Water jar

Ratchaburi ong mangkon (water jar)

Ong mangkon (dragon-designed water jar) was once an import from China. As imports were carried out with great difficulty during World War II, Thailand...
Phetchaburi goldwork

Phetchaburi goldwork

The goldwork tradition in Phetchaburi province was assumed to have been a legacy of court craftsmen of the Bangkok period as several kings ordered...
Textile from Nong Bua Lam Phu province

Pha yok dok or pha khit

Each khit or yok dok design has a beautiful pattern and is shiny and raised from the cloth surface. North-eastern people prefer to use...
khit mixed with chok

Pha Phrae Wa (khit mixed with chok)

Pha phrae wa (khit mixed with chok) is a shoulder scarf that Phu Tai people wear on their shoulders similar to a sabai. It...
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...
Nielloware in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nielloware in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nielloware had been used since Ayutthaya was the Thai capital, when Portuguese merchants came to make trade in the kingdom. It is believed that...