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Chintz Today: Breathing New Life into Traditional Textile Design

Join ROM’s Sarah Fee and Chintz artist Renuka Reddy of Bengaluru, India, for a lively discussion on the exciting revivals and innovations taking place today in India’s unique art of painting cottons using the kalam pen and natural dyes.

A pioneer in reviving lost techniques, Reddy created a ROM-commissioned painted cotton for its current exhibition Cloth that Changed the World: India’s Painted and Printed Cottons.

Event recorded on January 27, 2021.

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Authored by: Kait Sykes

Authored by: Kait Sykes