Introducing the rare works

08/03/2017

 

Vietnam's rich cultural heritage  comes from its
diverse ethnic mix. Centuries of trade  and migration have seen people from India, Mongolia, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and all its bordering nations bring their skills and traditions to this wonderful country. One of the most beautiful crafts is to be found in hill tribe textiles.

Artists rarely take pages from their sketch books because they are such a personal record of things they have seen, observed and documented. 

To honour the rarity of these vintage textiles, Bridget March has taken some pages from her Sapa notebook and framed them together to express a deep connection she discovered when living in Sapa.

Currently, there are just 5 of these 'Rare works' available. The drawings cannot be repeated; the textiles describe a single living soul and will never be replicated.
 

This piece shows a watercolour 'postcard' with a diagram explaining the symbolism of the geometric shapes in indigo batik printed designs. There is a hand printed postage stamp from North Vietnam in 1948. The piece of deep indigo batik shows the snail and rice motifs.

 

Each piece comes with its own story and good provenance.

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Opening Hours:

Every Day from 10 am - 6pm

Email: marchgallery.hoian@gmail.com

March Gallery Tel:  +84 (0) 773 779 074

42 Phan Boi Chau, Hoi An , Vietnam, 563600

MARCH GALLERY LOGO.png