Textile Masters to the World: The global desire for Indian cloth
24 Mar, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 30 Jun, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
Textile Masters to the World: The global desire for Indian cloth presents a selection of exquisite garments and textiles at ACM’s Fashion and Textiles Gallery. Featuring 27 pieces from the National Collection and loans, the exhibition spotlights the historic global impact of textile production in India, and its role as evidence of trade and cultural exchange between India and regions such as the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Europe from the 14th to the 19th century. From fashion and furnishing to gift exchange and heirlooms, visitors can marvel at the artistry and craftsmanship of early textile masters, and discover how Indian textiles influenced local designs, materials and fashions wherever they were traded.
Opening 24 March 2023
Daily, 10am – 7pm | Fridays, 10am – 9pm
Asian Civilisations Museum, Level 3, Fashion and Textiles Gallery