Indian arts

GI Protected Fibres in India

April 21, 2016

Following are the GI protected fibres in India. Mysore Silk, Karnataka Mysore Silk is a kind of mulberry silk. The Mysore silk became famous after 1912 when the royal Wodeyar family patronized the weaving art by importing 32 looms from Switzerland. Most of these looms are still...

Indian art forms in UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

November 11, 2015

Some Indian performing art forms and others find mention in UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.  The following art forms find mention in UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity:- Kutiyattam is a form of Sanskrit theatre that originated in...

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