Posts Tagged "Cotton"

Song of the Needle

Song of the Needle

A mother, wife, daughter, sister, a farmer, a mason, a carpenter, a cattle rearer, a sweeper, a washer, a cook, an…
Jawaja Durries

Jawaja Durries

Probably the lesser known offspring of Artisans’ Alliance, Jawaja, the durries of Beawar, Rajasthan, are no less than the leather craft…
River of warp, boats of weft

River of warp, boats of weft

Sunset at the great Narmada, the stepped ghat dotted with small temples, flickering diyas floating downstream in prayer, the river…
Silken Threads…

Silken Threads…

It is not just kaleidoscopic embroideries that Gujarat is so famous for; it is also the home of wonderful weaves that…
The Khes of Punjab

The Khes of Punjab

For generations, women residing in the villages of Punjab, India have woven the khes as a part of the trousseau that they…
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