Al-Qatt Al-Asiri, a female traditional interior wall decoration, is an art technique carried out by women in the community that involves decorating the interior walls, specifically in rooms for visiting guests. Nowadays, male and female artists, designers and architects also practise the element. The art enhances social bonding and solidarity among the female community, and its application in most households ensures its viability. Observation and practice are the key methods for transmitting knowledge and skills relating to the element.
Series: 2017 inscriptions on the Representative List
Credits: Ahma Alsheme, director. Ebitsan Alwehaiby Abdulatif, participant. Saudi Heritage Preservation Society, producer.
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