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Tibet Craftworks-Thangka

Tibet Craftworks-Thangka (A scroll painting in Tibet)

Thangka is a very popular art in Tibetan painting. It is the most special art form in Tibetan paintings, similar to the scroll painting in other regions in China. Someone believe that the source of thangka is closely related to the scroll painting of China, while others believe that it derives from the painting forms of India and Nepal. The species of thangka are various. Its size may be over ten square meters or only smaller than one square meter. In general, its size is between one and two square meters. Thangka has various categories. It may be divided into three categories: embroidery, painting and printing.

 
   
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