Went to an exhibition and saw these two ladies, deeply concentrated working, in a high pace over a complicated work of threads. They said it;s a craft from Koto Gadang, West Sumatra. The call it Sulam Kapalo Peniti ( pin head embroidery ) and Renda Bangku ( stool lace ). Quite funny when you hear it, no? But when you see it, you can do nothing but hold your breath. Two old ladies can produce such beautiful and intricate work.
I tried to search the story behind sulam kapalo peniti and renda bangku, but I can't find much. Perhaps you could help.