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Tiggy Allen
Of one of the strangest places for a craft to be revived, the Jaipur Central jail played a key part in the revival and protection of the art of hand-woven carpets. A Mughal import into India, colonial influence over the Indian subcontinent by the 1850s had shrunk traditional crafts like carpet…
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Monisha Ahmed
From the flag above the dome to carpets beneath the feet There is little documentation available that talks about the procurement, design scheme and production process of the textiles used in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. To some extent this information is known for the post-independence period, but…
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