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The Fabric of India

The John and Mable Ringling Museum ofArt, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234

07 Jul, 2019
07 Jul, 2019

This exhibition showcases over 140 superb
examples drawn from the internationally-renowned holdings of London’s
Victoria & Albert Museum and private collections. The Fabric of
India illustrates the variety, technical sophistication, and
adaptability of Indian textiles from the fifteenth to the twenty-first
centuries. Through a stunning range of historical dress, carefully
preserved fabrics, and cutting-edge fashion, discover how Indian
textiles have been interwoven with religion, politics, and global trade
for centuries.

Organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Support for this exhibition was generously provided by the Arthur F.
and Ulla R. Searing Endowment, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation
Endowment, Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Ringling Museum Endowment, and
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Foundation.

Paid for in part by Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax Revenues.

Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax

Gujarati Embroidery (detail), 1680–1700. Cotton embroidered with silk,
78 3/8 × 70 1/2 in. On loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum.

On Sunday 7th Jul 2019 at 10:00 PM

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