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[Singapore] Indian Textiles for Export, exhibition

[Singapore] Indian Textiles for Export, exhibition

Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore: Journey back to when India clothed the world. Patterns of Trade: Indian Textiles for Export, 1400–1900 presents over seventy works of strikingly patterned and brightly coloured Indian trade textiles from a recently acquired collection.  Read More

Coloured ink on paper, c.1929-30, Coll. Rabindra Bhavana

Rabindranath Tagore: Poet and Painter

2011 marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), who is best known as a poet and the first non-European writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.  Read More

EU museums face calls to return human remains

EU museums face calls to return human remains

Museums across Europe are scouring their vaults for indigenous remains collected during colonial times. Some are being returned to their traditional owners.   Read More

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