Textile Museum
The Textile Museum
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Her Majesty the Queen Mother Gyalyum
Sangay Choden Wangchuck, Royal Patron

21st National Design Competition

The 21st Annual National Design competition is an annual event organized by the Textile Museum in collaboration with the Royal Textile Academy to promote the unique arts and crafts of Bhutan under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen Mother Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck.

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The Textile Museum was established in May 2001 in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, under the royal patronage of Her Majesty the Queen Mother Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck. .......


The Textile Museum, Department of Culture (DoC), MoHCA & Royal Textile Academy are accepting entries for the National Design Competition in the following categories .......


Royal Robes
Warp & Weft

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A living cultural heritage, Thagzo’ or Weaving, is regarded as one of the thirteen traditional crafts collectively known as ‘Zorig-chu-sum’. Weaving is integral to Bhutanese traditional life; it’s significant role and the...

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The Textile Museum is mandated to conserve and preserve the textile heritage of Bhutan. Along with the conservation and preservation of the museum’s permanent collection of over ...

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The Textile Museum is required to change exhibitions annually in keeping with international museum standards set for textile exhibitions. The TM conceptualizes relevant themes and showcases...