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December 4, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thomas Branigan Memorial Library - Roadrunner Room
200 E. Picacho Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
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1st Wednesday Happening: The Beautiful Art of Indian Blockprinted Textiles

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

The traditional textile decorating process of printing on cotton fabric by means of carved wooden blocks is still practiced in India today. In this illustrated presentation, we will go on a tour of the northern Indian state of Rajasthan to visit some of the main hand printed textile producing centres while we learn about the processes involved in this ancient and beautiful folk art.