craft technique using iridescent beetle wings
Beetlewing, or beetlewing art, (Thai แมลงทับ) is an ancient craft technique using iridescent beetle wings practiced traditionally in Thailand, Myanmar, India, China and Japan. Different species of beetle wings were used depending from the area, but traditionally the most valued were those from beetles belonging to genus Sternocera
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- Dancing Bhadrakali, adored by the Gods. Basohli. India.1660-70.jpg 345 × 334; 81 KB
- Patka (waist sash), India, Honolulu Museum of Art 10914.1.JPG 5,130 × 2,385; 2.91 MB
- Radha and Krishna in Rasamanjari by Bhanudatta, Basohli, c1670.jpg 723 × 535; 130 KB
- Waist sash (patka) from India, 18th century, Honolulu Museum of Art, 10915.1.JPG 3,405 × 2,255; 1.37 MB