Tribal arts comprise items made by tribal peoples, usually with utilitarian or ritual purposes, with artistic qualities reflecting the cultures in which they were made. Sites included in this category have significant information about Asian tribal objects, their aesthetics, and/or their functions.
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Above the Fray
Traditional hand-woven, naturally-dyed silk textiles from the hilltribe artists of Laos and Vietnam.
Antique Tibetan Rugs, Art and Textiles
Lots of background information on Tibetan artifacts.
A commercial site featuring tribal and folk art of Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. Has rather educational text along with the many images.
Artribal Indian Art
Paintings from tribal peoples of India.
Society of Sarawak residents dedicated to promotion and preservation of local culture and crafts. Includes exhibitions, publications, lists of courses, and some information on crafts.
Clarke and Clarke
Asian antiques and tribal arts; images and information.
Federico's Moro Swords
Collector's display of Muslim Filipino swords ("moros").
Himalayan Mercantile Antiques & Ethnographica
Himalayan, Nagaland and northeast Indian tribal art, ethnographica and ethnographic videos.
Information about Asian Bronze Drums
Information about the history, culture and motifs of Asian rain drums, also known as Dongson drums, Moko drums and frog drums.
Marcus Ledatherdale, Canadian photographer specializing in the tribal peoples of India.
Mark A. Johnson Asian and Tribal Art
Asian, tribal and primitive art including travelogues.
Primitive Destinations International
Indonesian ethnographic art and travel arrangements.
Sri Asian Arts
Masks, sculpture and other arts, mostly Himalayan, Indonesian and Indian.
Tribal Art Asia
Tribal Art Asia Author David Howard's site, with tribal artifacts for sale and for rent, and an excellent directory of information sources.
Photographer/textile collector's record of her travels, mostly in southeast Asia, with a strong emphasis on tribal textiles and their use.
Tribal art, antiques and ethnographica from Southeast and Central Asia, and the Middle East.
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