A journey in textiles and color

  • Those kolam days

    Kolam is a drawing composed of lines and loops around a grid pattern of dots, in front of Hindu houses in many parts of southern India. It is an early morning house cleaning ritual performed by women - sweeping and purifying the earth by sprinkling with water mixed with cow dung and drawing the k... View Post
  • The Queens of Scarves

    Since antiquity, queens have been associated with setting fashion trends.  My scarf history research led me to these lovely ladies who were trend setters in their own times. Egyptian Queen Nefertiti (13th century BC) wore finely woven scarves underneath her conical headdress. Queen Eleanor of Aqu... View Post