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UNESCO to register traditional Mongolian handicrafts
17:05, 26 January 2017, 3215

AKIPRESS.COM - The tradition of Mongolian handicrafts is to be registered into UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, reports news.mn.

Mongolian craftsmen and women are to tasked to make a duplicate of the Bogd Khaan’s pouch. It will be an identical copy; the only difference being its dimensions - 225 cm by 88cm, in other words, four times larger than the actual size of the original. It is intended to be nominated for the Guinness Records as “the biggest pouch embroidered by the largest number of people”.

The crafting process of the pouch will start during the opening ceremony of the “Embroidery Art Wonder” exhibition, which will take place at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum in Ulaanbaatar on 27th of January.

The exhibition will display the best examples of modern day embroidery along with rare items from the collection of the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum to the public, including the original pouch of Mongolia's last ruler, the Bogd Khaan.

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