Archive for April, 2011

Saurashtra Stitches

Saurashtra Stitches

Gujarat is synonymous with colourful embroideries with rich textures, saturated hues and interspersed sparkles. But it is not just Kutch,…
The Key Maker

The Key Maker

A boat maker works on the seaside in a coastal town, the embroiderer creates her trousseau at home, the basket…
Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

Wrinkled brown, sturdy leather, like the cracked parched expanses of the Rann, dotted with multicoloured droplets as if sun tanned…

Adaptation

Indigo, spices, muslin and ivory – these were the items of luxury exported from India in the ancient times. Considered a noble…
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