Dhaaga by KALA RAKSHA & CGPL TATA
Kala Raksha is coming with of six sharp, intricate embroideries –Suf, Kharek, Paako- Regional embroidery -Rabari, Jat, Mutava- Ethnic embroidery and also Patchwork and Appliqué done by village elderly women. Each tells a story of ancient tradition.
The Pastel colours of Maru Meghwal and Jat community, Vibrant and spicy colours of Rabari Tradition. Natural colours from Kutch. Combining all colours of Kutch, we present this year’s collection with an input of contemporary design format on a range of apparel and lifestyle product.
This not-to-be-missed exhibition culminates Twenty Five years of developing income generation programmes among highly skilled communities of traditional embroiderers of Kutch. The Trust works with six communties, each with their own style of embroidery. Immigrants from Sindh practice amazingly intricate suf embroidery, Rabari and Dhebaria camel herding nomads embroider bold motifs studded with mirrors, and Islamic pastoralist Jats. work in precise cross stitching with minute mirrors. Banni pastoralists embroider dense mirrored paako style, and Mutavas make delicate stitching and highly textured quilts.
This year, the exhibition showcases new styling and value added detail. Delhi is a favorite market for Kala Raksha, and artisans will be on hand to show their appreciation.
And it is the artisans who run this annual event, adding to the natural flavour.
EXHIBITION DATE AND TIME
17 Oct - 20 Oct 2019 11 am- 8 pm