The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts presents its new exhibition, Traditional Textiles of India Jan. 21-April 28 in its galleries located on the campus of Florida Tech.
India’s long and varied history has produced a stunning collection of textile traditions. From the domestic to ceremonial space, these woven materials convey a unique perspective on adornment. Traditional Textiles of India, co-curated by Thea Rusch and the Asian Cultural Association, features vibrant textiles from regions across India.
Regular hours for the Funk Center are Tuesday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m. The Center is located on the Florida Tech campus in Melbourne at 150 W. University Blvd. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://textiles.fit.edu, or call (321) 674-8313.
Photo Credit: Shawl, Phulkari; India, Northern India, Punjab, c. early 20th century.Cotton,silk, plain woven, satin stitch-embroidered, 8’5” l x 4’5.25” w; Gift of Ruth Funk, 2009.4.11. Photo by Dominic Agostini.