By Moumita Banerjee
To Promote this endeavor of conserving the age old Heritage of India, the Exhibition was supported by Esteemed High Profile Royal Family Personalities like Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar (The Maharana of Udaipur), Dr.Farooq Abdullah , Jenab Omar Abdullah along with some other guests and admirers of the Kashmir artifact, eagerly waiting for the Private Preview to add to their collection of Masterpieces.
This Exhibition also manifested a huge variety of shawls from solid colours, to beautiful designs and covering the entire spectrum of shawls along with Corporate and Wedding Gifts, each handcrafted to perfection.
The timeless Kashmir Shawls are among the most exquisite Textile ever woven, they are a product of exemplary skill and artistry applied to one of the world’s most delicate fibres namely Pashmina.
Handcrafted Shawls from Kashmir, have been an object of desire from The Mughal Emperors, to the Sikh and Dogra Maharaja’s Nobel and eventually to the increasingly prosperous bourgeoisie created on both sides of the Atlantic by the Industrial revolution.
Sara’s love for these beautiful Pashmina shawl’s textiles is a part of her legacy, she has inherited. She is the youngest daughter of Dr.Farooq Abdullah.
Sara is the co-founder and Chairperson of Cequin, an NGO founded in 2009, which promotes equal rights of marginalised groups, especially women and girls, to lead a violence-free life, develope their capabilities, have ownership and control of resources and participate and be included in decision making.