"Kushithara"- handwoven silk cloth
"Kushithara"- handwoven silk cloth

Discontinuous supplementary weft weaving technique

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Weaving on backstrap loom
Weaving on backstrap loom

Discontinuous supplementary weft weaving technique

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Detail of complex design
Detail of complex design

Discontinuous supplementary weft weaving technique

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Textiles from Bhutan
Textiles from Bhutan

Discontinuous supplementary weft weaving technique

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Festival Dancer
Festival Dancer
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Young women in festival dress
Young women in festival dress
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Boy in traditional male dress, "Gho"
Boy in traditional male dress, "Gho"
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Weaving "Yathra"
Weaving "Yathra"

Yarns are yak hair and sheep's wool. Designs are woven in discontinuous supplementary weft weaving technique.

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Woman in traditional "Kira"
Woman in traditional "Kira"
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Villager twisting yarns on spindle
Villager twisting yarns on spindle
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Young man in embroidery workshop
Young man in embroidery workshop
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Women in Assam, India
Women in Assam, India
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