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“The purpose of art is washing off the dust of daily life off our souls” – Pablo Picasso
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March 16, 2016 · 5 Comments
Dowry Bags & Purses
A link to the Dowry Bags & Purses of Gujarat, India. jm July 2015
July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment
Daggers in the Heart – Textile Art to die for!
The Ain-i Akbari manuscript, a part of the Akbarnama volumes written by Abu’l-Fazl in 1621 documents various weapons used in the Mughal era. Among the weapons described is the Jamdhar … Continue reading
January 12, 2015 · 2 Comments
Textiles in Indian Literature
Heartwarming excerpt referring to the making of kantha textiles in Bengali literature
November 15, 2014 · Leave a comment