本 Textile exhibition

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A unique exhibition showcases clothing and jewellery from Sreemathy Mohan’s travels.

What’s it about? Sreemathy Mohan of Sthree Creatives will showcase clothing and jewellery from her travels. The curation includes pieces from Jaipur, Varanasi, Nagpur, etc., where she travelled to learn about different prints. The exhibition will be held on December 2 and 3 at the CP Arts Centre Mini Hall in Alwarpet.

  • Among the fabrics are Kanjivarams, Banarasis, Paithanis, Sungudi, Ajrakh, and more. She states the Sungudi and Kalamkari kaftans may appeal to the younger generation.
  • She’s also been working with Gujarat applique to make half-and-half handcrafted garments in cotton. There’s also a selection of mixed metals and silver accessories.

Learning from her travels: Sreemathy said she learns from every journey and place she goes to. She learned about Bagru and printing pigment and made her own shawl. Through this, one gets to know the nuances of a block printer and how long and messy it can be.

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