Handmade with the heart

Handmade with the heart

Handmade with the heart Talks & Presentations review | textiles ; Review Written by Anna Smith for Friends of Te Papa Published on 10 Oct 2019 In their third presentation, ‘Old is New’, in the Friends’ Indian Textiles series, Shani Pillai and Joji Jacob took us on...
Indian Textiles: Sari to Sarong

Indian Textiles: Sari to Sarong

Indian Textiles: Sari to Sarong Talks & Presentations review | textiles ; Review Written by Dorothy Corry for Friends of Te Papa Published on 10 Oct 2019 The Double Ikat is the most difficult style to accomplish and the most expensive and time consuming. An...
Indigo – the colour of the sky and sea

Indigo – the colour of the sky and sea

Indigo – the colour of the sky and sea Talks & Presentations review | textiles ; Review Written by Sharon Taylor-Offord for Friends of Te Papa Published on 10 Oct 2019 Shani and Joji like to support the revival of Indigo by socially and environmentally conscious...
Indian Fashion: Old is New

Indian Fashion: Old is New

Indian Fashion: Old is New Talks & Presentations ; Indian Fashion: Old is New Indian designers are embracing the traditional handloom weaves, tie and dye, block-printing, embroidery, metalwork and other embellishing techniques to create fashion that not only...
Sari to Sarong

Sari to Sarong

Sari to Sarong Talks & Presentations ; Sari To Sarong Discover the ancient art of Ikat dyeing and weaving. The Ikat textile was once used to symbolize wealth and prestige. It is now a popular fashion trend with celebrities and hipsters alike thanks to the work of...
Colour Me Indigo

Colour Me Indigo

Colour Me Indigo Talks & Presentations ; Colour me indigo Indigo, one of the oldest dyes, which changed the world in so many ways, has been a fascinating subject for us for a while. This page is dedicated to the mystery of Indigo which we will continue to explore....