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The photogalleries are listed in the order of date of launch on the internet (in 2000 and 2001 on the pacross.net web site and from January 2002 on this site). Click on 'country' in the header above to go to the photogalleries grouped under individual country headings. It is planned to add a 'tribal grouping' heading and organisation of information in due course.

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Black Thai (style) mosquito nets

Launched 09 March 2003

to 125K illustrated discussion

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Mosquito net and bed curtain borders of various Tai groups - including Black Thai (Tai Dam), Red Thai (Tai Daeng) or White Thai (Tai Khao) - may be found by collectors. This illustrated discussion aims show their construction, how they used and to put them in the context of the domestic and ceremonial life of the Tai peoples of Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. (See also Black Thai minority Vietnam and Southern White Thai Weaving Village photogalleries).

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Intha on the water - Lake Inle, Shan State, Myanmar

Launched 02 March 2003

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A gallery of photos of Lake Inle and the Intha on the water between 6-9 September 1998. The Inthas are famous for their very individual rowing technique and floating gardens unique to the area.

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Intha weaving - Lake Inle, Shan State, Myanmar

Launched 02 March 2003

to 29K photo gallery

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A gallery of photos of Intha weavers taken on 6, 7 and 8 September 1998 at Innbawkon and Ywama on Lake Inle, Shan State. It shows the processes in the preparation and weaving of weft ikat-patterned silk lon-gyi, which are called Zin me, the Burmese word for Chiangmai; weaving Shan bags and also cloth for Bhuddish monks' clothing. Click here to go to description of Intha weaving.

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Songtao Miao - Songtao Miao Autonomous County, Giuzhou Province, China

Launched 01 January 2003

to 33K photogallery of Songtao Miao

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A photogallery compiled from photos sent to me at different times since December 2002 by Wu yingjian, a Songtao Miao. The photos show Songtao Miao from Songtao Miao Autonomous County, a remote area in eastern Guizhou near the border with Hunan and Chongqing, at various festivals together with photos of local stone houses and beautiful karst limestone scenery and rice terraces. See also Songtao Miao - Embroidery.

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