Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Globe shopping..Sri Textiles, Brooklyn

hand stitched cotton textile Rajasthan India

 A roll of Kurume cotton warp yarns, vintage

 A large and fine patched cotton furoshiki, sashiko kanji
 Bengali Kantha, millions of stitches

 An antique Indian drawing, Yantra in red ink
An intricately resist dyed Indian turban, Mothara from Rajasthan

Layered patched and stitched Boro panel

'Sri is a textile gallery in Brooklyn, New York, USA, specializing in antique Japanese folk textiles, highlighting the indigo-dyed cotton utilitarian fabrics and boro--or patched and mended--textiles of old Japan.'

Where to get it 18 Eckford Street, #8
Brooklyn, NY 11222
t. 718-599-2559

From Antiques and Boutiques, tailor made tours and personal shopping Barcelona

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