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Kolam is a rangoli traditionally composed of geometric lines and shapes, drawn around a grid pattern of dots. It is drawn by south Indian women with rice or chalk powder in front of their homes.

Coat Date: 1900–1939 Culture: Hungarian Medium: wool

Japanese straw cape.

Untitled wood figurine by Navajo medicine man & folk artist Charlie (Alfred) Willeto (1897-1964). via Native American Cultural Arts

exPress-o: Plastic Bottle Cap House (Siberia) So far, this woman has nailed over 30,000 bottle caps into the walls of her home. Beautiful!

peruvian wool embroidery

Hmong Baby Carrier/ Hmong / Miao fabric / Hmong embroidery panels / Hmong costume

Rare Berlinware Early American Paint Decorated Document Box » Circa 1810: Paint decorated tinware box with rare blue ground from Berlin Conneticut, attributed to the group IV makers in Berlin, CT.

American oak painted document box. Red, white & blue florals. Lovely dome top box with original metal hardware. L.18th - E.19th century.

antique painted box — isn't this one wonderful?! Love the birds.

POLYCHROME ANGEL AND FLORAL-DECORATED WOOD BRIDE'S BOX, NORTHERN EUROPE, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY, OBLONG BENTWOOD BOX

Hungarian hand-painted chest

Painted Mud Huts

Shibori

Nuno Japan

Ensemble, Russian 19th century

Kantha.

Nabhi Cotton Throw - Kantha Quilts - Temple & Webster presents

Indian kantha quilts pieced together from old saris

Kantha running stitch

Margaret Courtney-Clarke: My objective in this work is to document an extraordinary art form - vernacular art and architecture in West Africa - that is not transportable and therefore not seen in museums around the world. These images portray a unique tradition of Africa, a celebration of an indigenous rural culture in which the women are the artists and the home her canvas.

Africa | Ceremonial wrapper Kuba people, DR of Congo | Ceremonial wrapper | Raffia palm fiber, pigment, W. 28 3/4 x L. 238 in ( new textile appliqué)

The devil asking a woman's pardon. Indigo Arts Gallery | Brazilian Folk Art | Jose Francisco Borges 2

Hungarian Embroidery - Folk Art

Wooden crow pull toy exhibited American Folk Art M.