Choosing is wedding dress can be tough – especially when each is a stunning work of textile art. Presenting a few vintage and antique bridal dresses from the Swat Valley region
The valleys of Swat / Hazara and neighboring areas have faced incessant turmoil. Yet, or perhaps because of that turmoil, the human spirit looks inward and finds ways to create … Continue reading
The Difficulty of capturing the spirit of glossy Silk in a photograph
A thousand desires – a thousand blooms … Rare green base in a Swat textile – the first ever in my experience! With silk so fine that it looks like … Continue reading
KISS OF TWO HEARTS motif in textile art for Valentine’s Day! From the magnificent antique Turban from the Swat Valley Celebrate! View the Swat Valley Gallery on Wovensouls.com here. jm … Continue reading
Recommended reading on Swat Valley: Link to An article by Doris Srinivasan To view textile artworks from Swat & around please click on this link.
Introducing a small collection of textiles from a culture that is literally being extinguished by war. The silk embroidery of these textiles is as fine and delicate as their living … Continue reading