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A tribute to mothers around the world

Happy Mother’s Day! Nakshi Kantha tapestry inspired by the poetry of Rabindranath Tagore: “When I bring you coloured toys, my child, I understand why there is such a play of colours on clouds, on water, and why flowers are painted in tints – when I give coloured toys to you, my child.” Photographs used with the […]

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Surayia Rahman

They came to her, over roads and over rivers, for inspiration, for guidance, for work. She is Surayia Rahman, a self-trained, passionate artist who guided hundreds of women from disadvantaged backgrounds to create masterworks – exquisitely embroidered tapestries that have been gifted to dignitaries and are admired in collections throughout the world.