The warm colors of autumn leaves are represented in this Thai textile presented to us by Vinita. The elegant orchid motif featured in the corners of this graceful sarong is hand painted using a technique called batik.
In the Andes, the Land of the Four Corners, mountains are sacred. So is culture. The Nazca lines, the Wari glyphs, the Quipu knots and the complex multi-colored textiles of the Incas are all recorded and live on the work of contemporary Peruvian artisans.