Paola Manfredi 2017-05-22T09:57:28+00:00

Project Description

Paola Manfredi

Born in Italy, Paola Manfredi lived and worked in India for over thirty years. With a background in ethnology, she is passionate about textiles and deeply interested in the history of textile exchanges between East and West. Combining scholarly approach and design interactions, she has worked with craftspeople and their traditional skills to promote the excellence of South Asian craftsmanship particularly in Aary, Chikankari from Lucknow and Nakshi Kantha from East Bengal, today Bangladesh. She has been associated with international organizations involved with textiles, crafts development and conservation and her work has been shown in exclusive exhibitions in India and abroad..

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