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There is a very old tradition in Siam of ornate and detailed carving for temple doors but it is unusual to see them so well maintained as here in the Grand Palace of Bangkok. The blue is made from glass mosaic tiles, another well established tradition.

 

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From the collection – ‘Siam 1: Discover’

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