The wealth of the Asian perfumery arts is portrayed along five thematic categories: resources – skills – artefacts – knowledge – rituals.
Pictures from various regions of Asia are displayed side-by-side in order to emphasize the joint history that gave rise to a pan-Asian perfumery heritage, while also emphasizing special, local features.
flora – fauna – minerals
production – use – perception
perfumes – accessories – (re-)presentation
fragrances – aesthetics – codification
procedures – spaces – transmission