Pilkuwa motifs are inspired from existing vocabulary of motifs like Mughal Butta, Soorajmukhi Jaal, Tree of Life, elephants, peacocks, been documented by Sardar Hussain.
Mutwa embroidery... the embroidery of a girl who travels far in her imagination while social confines keep her within limits.
Kolhapuri chhapals easily identified by their look. also have names like Kapsae, Korwnda, ShahuMaharaj, Maherban, LadiesPaper etc.
Kevat community wears only red Bandhani turban at all occasions. Jat community in Narwa village wears a bright yellow turban.
Goa under the Portuguese rule used to be a hub for handloom weaving and many weavers had flourishing workshops that produced Kunbi sarees & kashtis.
On one of his district tours to Chumur, Deputy Commissioner of Leh, G. Prasanna Ramaswamy
The Changpas of Ladakh consist of four tribes further divided into fourteen groups, with an average of 130 families per group.
Bengal is famous for its weaving tradition, many small towns like Fulia, Baluchari, Begampur, Atpur are keeping this culture alive.
to make chau mask, Wool, jute, foil, bamboo sticks, plastic flowers and beads are used for ornamentation.
Before one starts to weave a Kani shawl the design or the pattern has to be made. It is given to a Naaqash to draw a pattern..
This makes the art of writing Talim a specialized practice and forms the foundation of the carpet industry.
“Every year vines grow taller & fatter…they cling to every support on their way, suck
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