Notes on Antique Textiles, Folk Art & Timeless Traditions – Jaina Mishra
A glimpse of my article appearing in Spring 2014 issue of HALI – the world’s leading magazine focusing on Textile Arts: “Heading off evil at high altitude” on the Perak Headdresses from India.
Am happy that I could draw the attention of textile aficionados around the world to this stunning but little-known traditional costume art from India!
This is a part-culmination of the Blue Veil Project (Click here for details)
The balance of the subject matter will be published eventually as a coffee-table book or ….
Peraks from The Wovensouls Cllection may be seen here.
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Thank you Anne!
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I have never seen such a beautiful headdress of turquoise. Is this just worn for ceremonial occasions and for what ceremonies if so
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