Visual Arts, Talk/Workshop

Kala Sangam – Phulkari Embroidery Craft Demonstration

Organised by: Indian Heritage Centre
  • Date:
    15 - 19 May 2019
  • Time:
    10:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Venue:
    Indian Heritage Centre (Lobby)
    Indian Heritage Centre (Lobby)Indian Heritage Centre (Lobby)
  • Language:
    English
  • Admission:
    Free

Synopsis:

Phulkari, meaning 'flowerwork', is an embroidery technique from Punjab done with floss silk thread on cotton khadi (coarse handspun, hand-woven fabric) and natural vegetable dyes. Traditionally embroidered with geometric patterns and floral motifs by the women for daily use, the phulkari is an essential element in rites of passages such as birth, death and marriage.

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