Tarakh Maal


Tarakh Maal means star constellation patterns.The wondrous night sky has inspired generations of humans to imagine what lies beyond. In particular, the patterns have inspired the Islamic geometric art or Alhambra. Architecture has the power to inspire: the way it plays with light can shift moods; the way it uses lines and dimensions, can direct movement, and sometimes, its aesthetics can provoke creation of new forms.

“Tarakh Maal” is inspired by Kashmir’s Khatambandh craft, an art of making ceiling by joining small pieces of wood into each other, forming geometrical patterns.This collection assimilates that thought by assembling the fragments together into textiles and closely observingthe literal, symbolic, and poetic aspects of the craft. we have used techniques that thoughtfully translate them – like hand pleating.