The origins of this gently-but-strictly enforced rule in all traditional Asian homes might be many. But I think the real reason is the art that is displayed on the floor…. … Continue reading
A compilation of my jottings on Phulkaris Textiles of Punjab
Bronze Art by Franz Bergman seen on the internet: Cute eh? Shall we conclude that he loved rugs as well? These are cold-painted bronzes which were first cast in the … Continue reading
Seen at the magnificent Mumbai Airport Museum. Cannot get enough of this airport! jm April 2019
Adapted from my talk on the subject Tibetan astrology borrows from Hindu constructs as well as Chinese constructs. Through artworks, let us explore the Chinese astrological model with its 12 … Continue reading
A few weeks ago the surprise of hybrid paintings had already stung me when I saw a Hindu manuscript with illuminated paintings scripted in Gurmukhi. (Link to Gallery Store) My … Continue reading
“Stars in her eyes” – A bridal scarf from the Yao group. The textile is not old but has been made by an old experienced hand! Frame it / hang … Continue reading
I was introduced to a whole new world of art - painted wood furnishings from Persia!
On WOVENSOULS.com – the little gallery of antique art, we welcome art lovers of tribal and ethnic Asian art to sign up here and be part of a select inner … Continue reading
Art Fix for the Day - Two Rumals with double-sided embroidery!