Embroidery

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Kanza Fatima
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Radhana Raheja
An introduction to the history and techniques of velvet weaving in India, which includes articles, images from museum collections, a video on technique, and an interview with master weaver Shamim Ansari 
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Radhana Raheja
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Kanak Rajadhyaksha
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Kanak Rajadhyaksha
A group of about 20 women arrive at the Dongariya Kondh Development Agency (DKDA) every morning for their embroidery training sessions. One group has been coming from Hundijali for a week now, a village about an hour into the hills from Bissumcuttack by the jeep they take, and then about half an…
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Kanak Rajadhyaksha
The Dongariya Kondh women embroider Kapdagondas for their family members, lovers and themselves. The Kapdagonda, they say, is an expression of love. Women usually gather in the evenings behind their homes and embroider together. A Kapdagonda may take anything between 15 days to six months to…
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Kanak Rajadhyaksha
The Dongariya Kondhs live in the Niyamgiri Hills in the Rayagada and Kalahandi districts in Odisha. This module introduces their tradition of embroidery on kapdagondas (shawls) and explores the artisans' perceptions of embroidery as work. 
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The article first appeared in Textiles Asia Journal, May 2017, Volume 9 Issue 1. It has been reproduced here with the kind permission from Textiles Asia, USA.
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The article gives a brief introduction to Menorah found in the Jewish Art of Kerala  with its cultural adaptaions and traces its similarities found in the other works depicting Zechariah's menorah across the globe. 
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