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"Craft of the near sighted"

Typical Chinese embroidery was mostly done on small objects — purses, containers for bottles, ends for bolsters, even shoes for bound feet, said editor, journalist and collector of Chinese and Indian textiles, Don Cohn. He was speaking on "Sources for Parsi Embroidery: China, Chinoiserie and the Melting Pot of Culture" at the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan on December 18, 2018 at a lecture organized by the Bhavan with The Museum Society of Mumbai (MSM) and the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India (now Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya). Calling gara embroidery a craft of the near sighted on account......



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