Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery

Divine Caring

A street photo taken just outside the Golden Temple Complex, Amritsar 7am, Early February, Temperature 14 degrees Celsius No words needed.

February 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

A Gift from Grandma

Just launched a NEWS! page on WOVENSOULS.COM

The mini-magazine has 5-6 interesting sections …

November 7, 2018

The one thing I’d like to abolish… Goodbyes

The one thing I’s like to abolish is the “Good-bye” or its milder form – “Farewell”.  Friends leaving for other cities where their jobs take them and children leaving for … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Ceremonial Textiles

In India we have so many life ceremonies! Every Hindu goes through or is supposed to go through 16 important ones and dozens of lesser ones. So one attends one’s … Continue reading

March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Material Pleasures

When I was young I desired a million things but had no money to buy them with. Now when I am old, I have more money but very few things … Continue reading

March 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Women in Art – Literally

A series of textiles with women depicted in the art! 🙂   And more   The ones above are from old textiles. Here’s one from a recently made banarasi brocade … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Romance of a Dowry or Trousseau

In primary school one school teacher talked of the ‘bottom drawer’ in which a girl puts in all the things she wants to take with her to her second home. … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

From One Nomad to Another

These lovely motifs from a nomadic tent band now decorate my life  And they say material things cannot make one happy!?! Am finding that a great way to start the … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

Houses & Homes

“The house is the stage set for the drama we hope our lives will be….

May 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Diversity in Folk Art – Bone Carvings

Exploring one more medium of folk art – Bones!

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gangaur Festival

A festival of devotion and of celebration of love. Shiva and Parvati are the epitome of love in Hindu mythology and this is one of the stories about their love. … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Every woman needs a Daughter!

My daughter is a ‘cat’ in spirit. She has the most likeable personality I have ever met combined with the ability to treat everyone like a piece of furniture. In … Continue reading

February 14, 2012

Lives of Others – The Love Letter

This story has nothing to do with culture or art. Nor is it a pretty story. But it has left a soul coin and enriched my life with empathy for … Continue reading

July 19, 2010 · Leave a comment


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