The Textile Museum Handmade: Creating Textiles in South Asia

August 2021

Artists, cooperatives, and workshops across Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan are creating new textile designs inspired by centuries-old traditions. Organized by GW art history professor Cristin McKnight Sethi, this exhibition shares artist stories alongside vibrant examples of handmade saris, scarves, and other garments.

Akib Ibrahim Khatri, Adil Mustak Khatri, Sajnuben Pachan Rabari, and Laxmiben Dinesh Parmar exhibit work designed in response to objects in The Textile Museum permanent collections.

The Textile Museum
701 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Phone: 202-994-5200 |