Category: Textile Arts

Glance of Contemporary African Art

While many people are familiar with traditional African art, the world of contemporary African art is widely unrecognized. Part of the problem is the academic world’s fascination with the ancient, traditional forms of art, therefore making it difficult for modern…

Indian Textiles

Indian Textiles Indian textile tradition is the world’s oldest textile tradition. The origin of indian textile can be traced back to the days of indus valley civilisation. The fragments of cotton material originating from gujarat found in the egyptian tombs…

Textile Products – A History

 Webster’s Dictionary defines Textiles as: “Pertaining to weaving or to woven fabrics; woven, capable of being woven; formed by weaving.” This definition extends to a wide variety of clothing, bedding, and fabric related products. Articles of nightwear, hosiery, sportswear,…

The Art Of Tapestries

Tapestry is an art form that can be represented through textiles. This design form first came into existence during the rule of Helen. Having originated in the heart of Europe, the coming centuries saw the form spread from one country…

Mixed Media Art – Breathtaking Form of Art

<!– @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } –> The mixed media textiles prints have opened new gateway to the creativity, communication and imagination. This type of contemporary art was witnessed in early 1970’s when it was…