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  • Avani Wild Silk Textiles Trunk Show November 18

    Arts & Culture, Fashion Design

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    Michael Hennessy Home Presents Avani Wild Silk Textiles

    You are invited for a champagne reception and trunk show showcasing the artistry of Avani Wild Silk Textiles on November 18, 2010 at Michael Hennessy Home from 6 pm to 8 pm.

    Avani artisans live and work in nearly 100 rural villages in the Kumaon region of Himalayan mountain region of northern India. Each of the handwoven and naturally dyed wild silk and wool shawls, scarves and throws on sale meld artistry, sustainability and community development.

    Michael Hennessy Home is a home and art gallery with well-edited selections of contemporary furnishings, art, gifts and home accessories. This inviting retail space showcases how fine craftsmanship and original art enhance a living environment, and features original, one-of-a-kind work created by notable international artists and designers.

    Join us for this exceptional opportunity to learn more about Avani’s creation of rural livelihoods and support the preservation of a rich textile tradition through your purchase of these luxurious wild silk textiles.

    Michael Hennessy Home 207 West 18th Street New York, NY 10011 646.370.6575

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