Corpus ID: 117401738

Timber species in Malay wood carving

@inproceedings{Said2005TimberSI,
  title={Timber species in Malay wood carving},
  author={Ismail Said},
  year={2005}
}
Woodcarving is part and parcel of vernacular Malay architecture and craft in Peninsular Malaysia and Southern Thailand. Timber architecture, boats and canoes, hilts and sheath of weapons, musical instrument and utensils are adorned with carving motifs of flora, calligraphy, geometry, fauna and cosmic features Apart from the knowledge and skills on woodcarving, selection of timber species is a determining factor in the making of the carving. This study investigates the criteria used by Malay… Expand

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