Craftsmanship from Kutch comes to Delhi

Last Updated: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 18:19

New Delhi: Craftswomen from 10 communities from Kutch region of Gujarat will display 16 different styles of hand embroidery at an exhibition in the national capital that begins July 5.

A craft-revival and grassroot organisation - Shrujan - is organising the exhibition of hand embroidered products that include saris, shawls and other garments in vibrant colours and intricate embroidery.

"The exhibition promises to present a whole new array of vibrant colours and high-quality fabric for people who appreciate art, textile, or embroidery," said a statement.

"These products are original, hand-embroidered, fabrics that 3,500 craftswomen living in 100 remote villages of Kutch have crafted, and produced items like bags and home furnishing," it added.

The four-day exhibition is at Aga Khan Hall and it ends July 8.

IANS

First Published: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 18:19

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