Assam is a confluence of a number of tribes and cultures and this is reflected in the traditional handicrafts of the place as well.

The particular field in arts and craft of Assam that is known internationally is the intricate workmanship in the textiles. The various multitude of true workmanship is also found in the work of cane and bamboo, metals crafts, handlooms, toys, pottery, woodcraft, jewellery and traditional painting.