Tag Archives: Kantha

It’s all in the Detail: Exploring India’s Textile Traditions

The weaving and embroidery techniques seen in Indian textiles open windows into the symbolic, cultural and ritual beliefs of the people who created them. Continue reading

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Living Between Tradition and Modernity

Saffronart is excited to announce its April auctions dedicated to two important lifestyle defining categories. The Design Sale on 18 – 19 April presents furniture and lighting from important design movements of the 20th century, when craftsmen, designers and artists … Continue reading

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Saffronart Delhi hosts an exhibition of embroidered textiles from Nagaland & Bihar

Manjari Sihare shares snippets of an exhibition of embroidered textiles currently on view at Saffronart Delhi New Delhi: Last week, an exhibition of embroidered textiles from Nagaland and Bihar opened in our Delhi gallery. Textiles from this exhibition are  featured … Continue reading

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Romance of the Running Stitch

In conjunction with the beautiful collection of textiles featured on The Story, Romance of the Running Stitch: Nagaland, guest blogger, Minhazz Majumdar shares some insights on the embroidery traditions of India New Delhi: India has a long and enduring relationship with … Continue reading

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