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National Crafts Museum

School of Fashion organized an educational Visit to National Crafts Museum, Pragati Maidan, Bhairon Road, New Delhi on 20 April 2018.The students of 1st& 2ndYearalong with faculty members Mrs Rashika Kaushal & Mr. Neeraj Kumar visited the museum.

The visit to the Crafts Museum aimed at enabling the students to develop an appreciation of the traditional textiles and textile crafts of India in general and particularly, traditional embroidery such as Chikankari, Kantha, Phulkari and embroidery from Gujarat and J&K, which are also part of the courses SFFD307 , SFFD206 , SFFD152 and craft documentation Projects.

During the visit, the students were taken on a guided tour of the permanent exhibition of traditional textiles, which included an exquisite collection of embroidered textiles such as Kantha, Phulkari, and Chikankari and from Gujarat, Kashmir, etc. Students also saw and admired the rich variety of sarees created by using traditional techniques like Bandhani, Ikat, Patola, Baluchari, etc.

It was a good learning experience for the student’s ,this visit would definitely help the students in getting an overview of Indian embroidery and Indian textiles. School of Fashion (SOFD)