018: Featured Bengali Nakshi Kantha

The Bengal Region Bengal is a region in South Asia of shared historical, cultural and linguistic heritage which is defined by the Ganges river delta. This low lying region where the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers enter into the Bay of Bengal is the largest river delta in the world. It is also one the most fertile placesContinue reading “018: Featured Bengali Nakshi Kantha”

006: Agra Prayer Rug

return to our site The Mughal Empire The Mughal era began in 1526 when Babur, a Turkic chieftain from Central Asia invaded Northern India. Babur was a descendant of both Genghis Khan and Tamerlane and the empire would later take its name from this lineage. With “Mughal” being derived from Mongol. A distinct Indo-Persian cultureContinue reading “006: Agra Prayer Rug”