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Monday, December 11, 2017


Exhibition Public - Europe & Africa

Krishna in the garden of Assam: the cultural context of an Indian textile

The British Museum
Great Russell Street,
London, United Kingdom
Jan 21, 2016 To Aug 15, 2017


Detail: Discover a little-known chapter of Indian history through the largest surviving example of an Assamese devotional textile, the ‘Vrindavani Vastra’.

The Vrindavani Vastra will be displayed alongside other Assamese objects from the British Museum and several important loans, including another magnificent example of one of these Krishna textiles on loan from Chepstow Museum.

Phone No.: +44 (0)20 7323 8299
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/Krishna_in_the_garden_of_Assam.aspx

Detail of the ‘Vrindavani Vastra’, a woven silk textile
Detail of the ‘Vrindavani Vastra’, a woven silk textile
Assam, India
late 17th century

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