News: indian

  1. Indigo Sutra

    The cultivation of indigo dye across the Indian subcontinent is growing. Here Jenny Balfour Paul recounts her experience at Indigo Sutra, an international event on the revival and resurgence of natural indigo held in Kolkata.

  2. From HALI 195: Thread of Time

    Two resist-dyed trade cloths with roots on India’s Coromandel Coast have serious cross-cultural credibility. HALI Assistant Editor Rachel Meek compares an Indian hanging in India with a skirt cloth made for Indonesia and now in the Netherlands.

  3. Book of the week: Symbols of Power

    In a new weekly feature, we highlight a book of rug and textile interest. This week we look at Symbols of Power by Louise W. Mackie, published in 2015.

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