Tag: textiles

  • Folk Art Museum

    Just outside of the city of Dhaka, lies one of the most historic cities in Bangladesh, namely Sonargaon. With its magnificent ancient buildings and monuments, it is only fitting that this wonderful capital would become home to a museum that captures and preserves the traditions and culture of the people of Bangladesh. The Folk Art Museum, or Folk Art and Crafts Museum, was established in ...

  • Textiles

    Jamdani - Eternal beauty The word Jamdani means a vase of flowers (Jam -flower, dani - that which holds). It is an apt description for this exquisitely woven fabric from Bangladesh. Its weavers are considered to be among the best in South Asia even today. The fine weave and delicate embroidery like patterns have been sought after all over the world for centuries. The texture and quality ...