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Notes on Antique Textiles, Folk Art & Timeless Traditions – Jaina Mishra

Wovensouls ‘Vanishing Cultures’ Exhibition Highlights | Antique Phulkari Bagh

A textile art that is now extinct – the Phulkari Bagh – embroidery so thick that the base cloth cannot be seen – yet made with extremely fine untwisted silk floss. The technique requires a skill so fine and so painstaking that it took over 10 years to complete a piece by experienced grandmothers and became the pride and joy of a bride’s trousseau.

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ANTIQUE PHULKARI BAGH EMBROIDERY

‘Vanishing Cultures’ An exhibition of photography & antique traditional art (textiles, jewelry, paintings)

Home Decor | Collectibles | Wearables

March 7, 8, 9   | 10am – 7pm

The Arts House, (Old Parliament) | Singapore.

jm

Feb 2014

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