Rulers : Excerpt from an appliqued
and embroidered thangka, circa early 20th century
Thangkas of Tsurphu Monastery:
This site gives extensive information about an applique tradition of Tibet in
which giant silk applique hangings that once were created for public display and
worship ceremonies. They are now being recreated. Images are clickable for
of Fabric Thangkas : Extensive
article with pictures
a contemporary American textile artist working in a Tibetan tradition.
Art - Silk Applique Thangka :
The Nechung Monastery in Tibet is famous for its art of sacred images.
Thangka: This is a close-up view of some
villagers putting together a thangka.
in Tibet :
Several beautiful examples are shown