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Textiles in Art

August 28, 2014 1 min read

Two delightful artworks  stumbled upon yesterday:

Delightful works of art offering terrific views into the textiles of another space-time point.

1. LEATHER PUPPETS OF SOUTH INDIA

The extremely smart sari-blouse combinations seen in the leather puppets below could easily give the fashion designers of today a run for their money.

Image courtesy Jay Shankar, Puppet may be seen at Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore

Image courtesy Jay Shankar, taken at Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore

 

2. Wall Painting from Chehel Sotoun palace, wall painting. Isfahan,
Persia I Iran

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Image courtesy Nana Georgiani

Will post more on this thread over the years!

jaina

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