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Exhibition promotes traditional Indian weaves

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

kurtas, Ajrakh and block print dresses and handcrafted are among the many exhibits on display at an ongoing exhibition-cum-sale here.

'Wearable Art' organised by of India (CCIC), features a collection of contemporary women wear inspired by the country's rich handloom traditions.

Among the exhibits at the show underway at Jawahar Vyapar Bhavan here, are ensembles by veteran

"My work is inspired by Indian weaves and handloom. The dresses in this show have a fusion touch -- with embroidery and weaves using ethnic solid colours," Kumar said.

The initiative aims to promote Indian crafts and the spirit of craftsmanship.

"The exhibition not only encourages the craftpersons to showcase their creations, but also helps increase awareness about handcrafted and wear products to a wider audience," a CCIC said.

Also featured in the show are designs by mother-daughter duo Sonia and Meher Jetleey, that combine Indian sensibilities with modern trends to curate apparels like parachute dresses and dhoti style tunics.

The exhibition is set to continue till August 20.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 14:15 IST
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