Craft Traditions in Nineteenth-Century India
Ornamental Vase, c. 1880
Pakistan: Punjab, Multan
Terracotta with blue and turquoise glaze
23-3/4 in. (60.3 cm)
Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Pratap and Chitra Pal
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
During the 19th century, art schools opened in India with the aim of training new generations of craftsmen to preserve traditional forms of craft while revitalizing them to appeal to the tastes of new customers in India and abroad. Explore the products of these schools in the exhibition In Search of New Markets: Craft Traditions in Nineteenth-Century India.
- Free with admission.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery
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During the 19th century, art schools opened in India with the aim of training new generations of craftsmen to preserve traditional forms of craft while revitalizing them to appeal to the tastes of new customers in India and abroad. Explore the products of these schools in the exhibition In Search of New Markets: Craft Traditions in Nineteenth-Century India. MORE INFO