Loading Events
  • This event has passed.
Description- Rumals of Chamba: Embroidered Expressions of Pahari Women
An exhibition of embroidery work – rumals, coverlets, wall hangings and apparel based on traditional themes using naturally dyed untwisted silk threads
Conceptualised and curated by Dr. Rohini Arora, academician and design consultant who has researched, revived and worked with traditional embroiderers
Preview on Friday, 16 February 2018 at 18:30
Demonstration and Workshop by Artisans: 17 to 20 February 2018, 11:00 to 19:00
Miniature artist: Shri Prixit Sharma
Embroiderers: Smt Pinky Debi & Smt Anita Debi
AS PART OF THIS EXHIBITION, THERE WILL BE A SYMPOSIUM IN THE ART GALLERY ON SATURDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2018 FROM 11:00 TO 13:00 ON
Capacity Building Measures for Sustaining Textile Heritage of India
Presentations by
Ms Ritu Sethi, Craft  Revival Trust, Editor, Craft Revival Encyclopedia, New Delhi on The Repurposing of Traditional Embroideries
Dr. Ritu Mathur, Associate Professor, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi on Methodological Approaches Adopted for Sustenance of Languishing Crafts
Dr. Anamika Pathak, Curator (Decorative Art), National Museum on Origin of Pahari Embroidery: The Possible Inspiration
Ms Smita Singh, Textile Conservation Consultant, New Delhi on Pahari Embroideries: Significance, Structure and Preservation
Shri Vijay Sharma, Padma Shri awardee, painter and Art Historian, Bhuri Singh Museum, Chamba on Decorative Designs and Motifs in Chamba Rumal
Dr. Rohini Arora, Assistant Professor, Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Punjab University, Chandigarh on Development of Design Catalogue for Sustenance of Traditional Chamba Embroidery
Date- 17 To 26 Feb
Time- 11:00 Am
Venue- MAIN ART GALLERY, KAMALADEVI COMPLEX