Tree of Life: The Art of Woodcarving in Swat

From Tuesday 25th June 2019 09:30 to Friday 28th February 2020 17:00

Traditionally, woodworkers were held in great esteem in Swat (a mountainous district of northern Pakistan), and intricately carved motifs adorned a wide range of wooden objects; from stately mosque columns to everyday tools and utensils. In Swat, carpenters often carved trees onto wooden objects, turning the wood back into a tree.

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