Upstairs were ikat costumes and embroideries from central Asia, wonderfully colourful -
Some details -
I sat down on the floor in front of the luscious green silk with its strange shapes -
Anyway, it was time for lunch. Crude as it may be - and unfinished - it was such a pleasure to do. Through looking closely at the stitching, and the arrangement of the pattern, I felt connected to the person who made it.