The Fabric of India

Victoria and Albert Museum, romwell Road, London

Event location:
V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum), Cromwell Road, South Kensington
When:Event passed!
It was on
Sat 3rd Oct 2015 to
Sun 10th Jan 2016

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Where:Victoria and Albert Museum, romwell Road, London SW7 2RL
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Daily: 10.00 - 17.45 Fri: 10.00 - 22.00
Admission:Free
Picture of The Fabric of India

About the event

The highlight of the V&A’s India Festival, this will be the first major exhibition to explore the dynamic and multifaceted world of handmade textiles from India. It will include a spectacular 18th-century tent belonging to Tipu Sultan, a stunning range of historic costume, highly prized textiles made for international trade, and cutting-edge fashion by celebrated Indian designers.

Showcasing the best of the V&A’s world-renowned collection together with masterpieces from international partners, the exhibition will feature over 200 objects ranging from the 3rd to the 21st century. Objects on display for the first time will be shown alongside renowned masterworks and the very latest in Indian contemporary design. The astonishing skills and variety evident in this incomparably rich tradition will surprise and inform even those with prior knowledge of the subject, and is sure to delight visitors.

Official Link: http://www.vam.ac.uk/



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