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Kalas dangaya

Kaḷas-daṉgaya.

Sinhalese term for a decorative motif that consists of a mesh-like pattern with floral elements. Also called koḷa vẹla.
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Koḷa vẹla

Sinhalese term for a decorative motif that consists of a mesh-like pattern with floral elements. Also called kaḷas-daṉgaya.
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Tani binduva (තැනි බින්දුව)

A Sinhalese decorative motif in lacquer that consists of simple diamond shapes.
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Bō-koḷa

Language: Sinhalese
Source: Standard literature

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Dẹla

Sinhalese term for a decorative motif that consists of a mesh of lines resembling a net.
Ganga - Jamni shirt

Ganga-Jamni

Name for Indian work in two metals of contrasting colors, usually silver and gold.
Chu-pan

Chu-pan

A type of Burmese floral scrolling.
Eight Buddhist treasures

Eight Buddhist Treasures

A suite of eight auspicious symbols used in Buddhist art.
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Inome (猪目)

"Boar's eye", a heart-shaped pattern commonly used in Japanese art.
Suli Vela

Suli Vẹla

A Sinhalese decorative motif that consists of circular vines.
Lanu-dangaya

Lanu-daṉgaya

Sinhalese term for a decorative motif that resembles knotwork.
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Palā peti

Alternative Sinhalese term for a decorative motif consisting of stylized petals.
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Pahade

Sinhalese term for a decorative motif consisting of stylized petals. Also known as palā peti.
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Patura

Sinhalese term for a decorative motif that consists of elongated triangles with two sides of equal length.
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Binduva (බිඳුව)

A Sinhalese decorative motif in lacquer that consists of diamond shapes.
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Gal-bindu (ගල් බින්දු)

A Sinhalese decorative motif in lacquer that consists of diamond shapes.
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Ādāra-koṇḍu

A Sinhalese decorative pattern that consists of plain lines.
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Vẹlpota

A Sinhalese decorative motif.
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Siṃha

Sinhalese for "lion". The national symbol of the Sinhalese people.
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Liya-pata

A type of Sinhalese decorative work consisting of scrolls.
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Liya-vẹla

A type of Sinhalese decorative work consisting of repetitive floral motifs.
Kīrtimukha or face of glory logo

Kīrtimukha

An all-devouring creature that is used across Asia as an auspicious decorative element.
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Tāotiè (饕餮)

Tāotiè (饕餮) is a mythical creature that is used as a decorative element.
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Churi chenm

A type of Bhutanese sword with a triple "W" pattern on its silver-clad scabbard.