Have you been introduced this lovely lady? Have you seen her lovely clothes and lovely jewels? Is that a hand fan she is carrying? What is she saying to her … Continue reading
Textiles & Costumes of the 17th Century depicting Indian & Persian styles. How many can you count in this one? The only frustration is that we cannot make out … Continue reading
A fabulous work of art that also presents us with a glimpse of textiles and costumes in use in India in the 17th century. This rumal bears a date and … Continue reading
A fabulous 17th C Kalamkari Artwork!
The series on the V & A textiles continues with the printed tent hanging! Makes me think that I should pay some more attention to prints … From the … Continue reading
A visit to any museum can be exhausting and the maximum I can handle is about 1 – 2 hours of exposure. In any given hall there are always too … Continue reading
The title of this note is misleading as it is too broad – it is like saying ‘the universe’… I am sure that even if I were to toil 10 … Continue reading
Kalamkari – literally meaning ‘pen craft’ [ Kalam = pen in Urdu] involving painting and printing on cloth with natural dyes. Styles of Kalamkari Art The art is an ancient … Continue reading