Craft Traditions in Nineteenth-Century India

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

DATE:
TIME:
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
SPEAKER:
Educator

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.

EVENT DETAILS

Fee:
Free with admission.
Location:
Meets in Entrance Gallery
Please note that space is limited to 15 participants. Sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to the tour.

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