Embark on a heritage textile trail

Dec 23, 2011, 06:26 IST | Soma Das
I f you have a love affair with gorgeous traditional textiles, then make sure you attend Vaitarna's talks on heritage textiles.

The ongoing event has featured talks on textiles from Bengal, Punjab and Gujarat and today's talk is on the myriad textiles found in Kashmir.

Next week's itinerary will take you on a literary journey across Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.

Vaitarna stands for Value Added Indian Textiles and Related Natural Artefacts and it aims to give traditional crafts their due in the modern world.

Through lectures and other activities, they seek to promote handcrafted traditional Indian products, generate income and impart vocational skill training to artisans.
At the same time, they believe that it will create a greater awareness and appreciation for crafts that are in danger of extinction with the advent of modern textile manufacturing processes.
So, by attending these lectures you will be proving the adage, 'A stitch in time saves nine'.

On December 31, 2 pm to 5 pm
At Vaitarna, Kalumal estate, opposite Juhu Post Office, AB Nair Road, Juhu.
CALL 26241102 (prior registration is necessary)
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