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

Discontinuous supplementary weft weaving technique

Weaving on backstrap loom
Weaving on backstrap loom

Discontinuous supplementary weft weaving technique

Detail of complex design
Detail of complex design

Discontinuous supplementary weft weaving technique

Textiles from Bhutan
Textiles from Bhutan

Discontinuous supplementary weft weaving technique

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

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

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