Posts Tagged "Weaving"

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…
Tana Bana…

Tana Bana…

Ever been to a music concert? …. Well the one that plays in the houses of Bhujodiis a wee bit different,…
Homegrown….

Homegrown….

Among the north eastern forests of Madhya Pradesh, lies Bandhavgarh National Park, home to fierce tigers and leopards. Where tiger footprints…
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…
Woven Pixels

Woven Pixels

A precious piece of heirloom, passed down through generations and preserved to be brought out only for the most important…
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…
Patan na Patola

Patan na Patola

Patola is an exquisite and wonderfully intricate silk textile of India, believed to have originated in the 7th Century AD. Patola silk…
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