\nIntroducing a small collection of textiles from a culture that is literally being extinguished by war.\nThe silk embroidery of these textiles is as fine and delicate as their living conditions are harsh (from an outsiders point of view). But their geography is beautiful.\nSitting in a different world, far away from the creators of these textile arts, I can only make conjectures about their lives. And if the output of their lives\u00a0 \u2013 e.g. their textiles\u00a0 \u2013 is any measure my guess is that their lives are stunningly beautiful. For to produce such art, one needs inner happiness and inner peace.\nI do hope that their culture will survive into the next century and beyond.\nTo view the textiles in detail in the gallery \u2013 please click on the images.\n\n\njm\nMarch 2014\n\nThe post Introducing The Swat & Kohistan Textiles Collection on Wovensouls.com appeared first on The Art Blog by WOVENSOULS.COM.