EXHIBITION "Rumals of Chamba: Embroidered Expressions of Pahari Women" > 16th to 26th February 2018
Venu: Kamaladevi Complex, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate
16th February: 6:30 pm - Inauguration
17th to 20th February: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm - Demonstration and Workshop by Artisans'.
Miniature artist: Shri Prixit Sharma
Embroiderers: Smt Pinky Debi & Smt Anita Debi
24th February: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm - Symposium as part of the exhibition.
17th to 26th February: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm - Exhibition on view
Venue: Main Art Gallery, Kamaladevi Complex, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
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Event Description: EXHIBITION "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
Symposium Details: Capacity Building Measures for Sustaining Textile Heritage of India
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
The exquisite art of embroidery where miniature paintings meet weaving, dating back to the 16th century or beyond, christened the Chamba Rumal, is named after its place of origin.