Colonial Ceramic Art – Floor Tiles in Penang

February 17, 2015

Penang IMG_6072-2

Even the floor beneath our feet can please our souls!

Penang IMG_6074-2

 

 

 

 

TILE ART OF PENANG

The Colonial influence – primarily Dutch & Portugese in these parts that is seen in Goa is also seen in Penang.

TILE ART OF PENANG TILE ART OF PENANG   TILE ART OF PENANG TILE ART OF PENANG TILE ART OF PENANG TILE ART OF PENANG

And

TILE ART OF PENANG

These poorly taken shots on a very short trip to Penang offer just a glimpse the beauty of the floors! But they also tell us that the residents of the past paid attention to art in every aspect oft their homes!

jm

Feb 2015

The post Colonial Ceramic Art – Floor Tiles in Penang appeared first on The Art Blog by WOVENSOULS.COM.





Also in Wovensouls Blog on Textile Art, Ethnic Jewelry, Folk Paintings & Manuscripts

No Shoes Indoors

May 09, 2019

The origins of this  gently-but-strictly enforced rule in all traditional Asian homes might be many. But I think the real reason is the art that is displayed on the floor…. … Continue reading

The post No Shoes Indoors appeared first on The Art Blog by WOVENSOULS.COM.

Continue Reading

A Note on Phulkari Classification

April 30, 2019

A compilation of my jottings on Phulkaris Textiles of Punjab

The post A Note on Phulkari Classification appeared first on The Art Blog by WOVENSOULS.COM.

Continue Reading

Bronze Art for the Rug Lover

April 24, 2019

Bronze Art by Franz Bergman seen on the internet: Cute eh? Shall we conclude that he loved rugs as well? These are cold-painted bronzes which were first cast in the … Continue reading

The post Bronze Art for the Rug Lover appeared first on The Art Blog by WOVENSOULS.COM.

Continue Reading