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Embroidered fan, Gujarat (Collection of Jatin Das)

Exhibition: To Stir the Still Air – Pankha from the Collection of Jatin Das

Eminent contemporary artist Jatin Das has spent much of his time over the past several decades travelling and collecting traditional hand fans from all over the Indian subcontinent. He brings approximately 40 fans from his remarkable collection.

  • Mar. 1 - 20, 2011
  • North Gallery
  • All Day
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In the heat of India, the pankha (hand fan) has been a fixture for centuries. Its shape and prominence makes it a prime canvas for craftsmen to display their skill. Jatin Das, an eminent contemporary artist, has spent decades seeking traditional crafted hand fans from provinces across India. Forty favorites picked from his collection display the variety of shapes, sizes, techniques, and materials used to craft this practical day-to-day item.

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