Friday, 5 February 2010

The Maharaja



The Maharaja exhibition at the V&A was rich in elaborate colour, decorative embelishments and luxurious fabrics. I was drawn to the heavily embellished garments and furnishings, and it is this elemnt that i wish to take from the exhinition and bring into my own work.

After viewing the heavily embellished silk robes I was inspired to explore beading as a decorative technique to create a feeling of luxury and decadence.

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