June 23, 2012 11:35 PM

Exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins museum showcases a world of gifts

A spectacular embroidered sari with a fascinating cultural pedigree lights up the “Showcase” exhibition of new acquisitions at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The work is a gift from Rita and Bipin Avashia, who purchased it for the Nelson during a 2010 trip to the Kutch region of their home state of Gujarat, India, which is famous for its embroidery.

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