Indian sailing tapestry by Atelier Au Fils d'Indra

Beautiful Indian sailing tapestry by Atelier Au Fils d'Indra.

Atelier Au Fils d'Indra is an organisation that represents a history of Art and Friendship between Pondicherry and France.

In India, the talent of 200 embroiderers supports more than 1,000 people.

In France, a chain of solidarity made up of several hundred volunteers who organize exhibitions and sales of embroidered fabrics.

Created in 1969, by two French women, Nicole Durieux (wife of the Consul General of France in Pondicherry) and Marie-Rose Carlié (actress, wife of Louis FOURNIER, publisher in Paris), the association "Atelier Au Fils d'Indra" allows 200 women from Pondicherry and nearby villages, to support their families in dignity, by creating astonishing embroidered murals using a process derived from an ancestral technique.  The embroideries they create in bright colors that tell the story of their country, their daily life and their culture.

In France, since 1970, from one city to another, volunteers have been organizing exhibitions and sales presenting the fabrics embroidered in India, with the aim of providing work for these women who have become true artists.

H: 117cm x 86.5cm

VAT margin scheme invoice no. 9249

 

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