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Al-Qatt Al-Asiri

Language: عربى, subtitles Eng

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.

on this subject: Nomination file/Dossier de candidature

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Place/region: Saudi Arabia, North Africa
Series: 2017 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Ahma Alsheme
Participant: Ebitsan Alwehaiby Abdulatif
Publisher: Saudi Heritage Preservation Society
Published in:
Rights: Saudi Heritage Preservation Society

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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: HQFS-CLTICH-2017-RL-0126100004
Source ref.: DOC:0126100004; CAND:01261
Rights holder: UNESCO; Saudi Heritage Preservation Society