The Fabric of India
July 7, 2019 - October 13, 2019
This exhibition showcases over 140 superb examples drawn from the V&A’s collection. The Fabric of India illustrates the variety, technical sophistication, and adaptability of Indian textiles from the fifteenth to the twenty-first centuries.
Through a stunning range of historical dress, carefully preserved fabrics, and cutting-edge fashion, discover how Indian textiles have been interwoven with religion, politics, and global trade for centuries.
Free with Museum Admission
Open daily 10.00am – 17.00, Thursdays until 20.00
Image: Textile of embroidered plain-woven muslin and beetle wings, possibly made in India, 19th century. ©Victoria & Albert Museum, London.