More of the Indian exhibition 2

Indian exhibition 3

These were yet again labelled "Dowry Bags."  This was yet again another type of design.  Moving from a heavily embroidered base up to an open Kantha type stitched top.

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The way that the cords had been wrapped was interesting.

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Buttons for decoration and the cord on this one is interesting.

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Besides the stitching, which is stunning, and the use of mirrors and the colours I was taken by the types of tassels used to decorate the edges. Mostly just strips of fabric tied together and maybe some shells added.

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And how the edging was put together.

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So much inspiration in such a small exhibition.







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Stunning, aren't they! And full of ideas...

Carolyn Foley

Yes, they are inspirational.

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