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Teacup Travels episode on Cbeebies uses Museum object as inspiration – last chance to see!

A Japanese woodblock was chosen as the inspiration for a new Teacup Travels episode on Cbeebies. Teacup Travels is historical fiction for young children incorporating genuine historical artefacts into dramatic adventure stories. It is on display at the V&A South Kensington site in Japan, Room 45, Case 13 for one more week only, until Sunday […]

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Guest Post: Indian Chintz – A Legacy of Luxury

This week we are very pleased to offer you a guest post from Fabric of India sponsors Good Earth India.  Simran Lal, Good Earth’s Chief Executive Officer, shares her personal passion for Indian craft and her particular fascination with chintz… FOR THE LOVE OF HISTORY History, ancient cultures, languages and craft have always fascinated me. […]

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‘The Disappearing Tiger’

The humble t-shirt is something you may not be expecting to see in this exhibition. However, throughout The Fabric of India, alongside the many splendid and awe-inspiring objects we have incorporated some everyday textiles with engaging stories. For the exhibition, I have chosen a hand block-printed t-shirt with a design entitled ‘The Disappearing tiger’. People Tree […]

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Guest Post: A Canvas of Colour

Sarah Strickland is a producer with CultureShock Media, and is working with The Fabric of India team to create the exhibition’s audiovisual content. She recently returned from filming in India, following Rosie Wanek’s research as our Location Scout (check out her previous posts to learn more about how we found these locations). For The Fabric […]

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