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Daily Art Fix – Ceremonial Sumatra Weaving

A stunning festive weaving from pre-1900 Sumatra

December 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Grace of a Ryukyu Weaver, Okinawa

Another shore excursion, another learning experience. A lesson in grace, a lesson in technique from the legacy of the Ryukyu Kingdom,  seen in Okinawa, Japan The Weaving Process: jm Aug … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

New Acquisitions of Kutch Textile Art in the Wovensouls Collection

The eye learns with every new exposure and becomes more discerning. Now I value the unusual form more than I did earlier.  In the world of textile art everything can … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

Cambodian Ikat Weaves

From the textiles of Angkor Wat we move to the 19th century where we find documentation by colonial rulers about Khmer textiles. Fourteen religious paintings on cotton cloth, suspended vertically … Continue reading

February 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Arunachali – the Hunter-Gatherer-Weaver

Tiny hamlets dot the Himalayan foothills of Arunachal Pradesh. Some lie along the winding roads while a large number are accessible only by foot paths taking as long as 3-5 … Continue reading

January 5, 2012

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