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Canceled: Reconsidering Sainchi textiles from Punjab

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Apr
18

Saturday

10:30AM

Canceled: Reconsidering Sainchi textiles from Punjab

Location: Museum Boardroom

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Please note that the Museum is taking the necessary precautions and following the guidelines communicated by the California Department of Public Health. Due to their recommendations of limiting nonessential gatherings and the extension of federal social distancing guidelines to April 30, this event has been canceled.  We regret the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding of these circumstances. Please contact the Museum with any questions at 619.232.7931 or check here for updates.

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Embroidered textiles from Punjab, popularly referred to as Phulkaris (“floral work”), are diverse in their compositions and patterns. These textiles are an integral part of the character, lives, and culture of the people in rural Punjab where they are produced. One form of Phulkaris known as Sainchis is notable for whimsical depictions of animals, birds, and human figures.

In this lecture, Dr. Cristin Sethi of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University will examine a select group of Sainchi Phulkaris and offer new ways of considering these textiles given the details of their iconographical programs and individual histories. Please email saacsdma@gmail.com for registration details.
Sponsored by the South Asian Arts Council

Free to SAAC Members / $10 Museum members /$15 nonmembers / $5 students, military

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Date:
April 18
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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