Logo of the New York based organisation Marasim. Logo of the New York based organisation Marasim.

Marasim (Hindi/Urdu for connections) is an organisation since 2014 established in New York that explores crafts and designs from isolated parts of the world and tries to connect them to Western textile industry and bridge the cultural divides. The organisation was founded and is led by Nidhi Garg Allen.

The organisation has a large library with information about, and designs priduced by many craftspeople. Marasim (2021) works, among others, with craftspeople in Narsapur, eastern India (Irish crocheting), Mulagumoolu, southern India (bobbin-lace making); Hyderabad, southern India (Indo-Persian embroidery)

Marasim website (accessed on 14 September 2021).

WV, 14 Sept. 2021.

Last modified on Tuesday, 14 September 2021 19:03
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