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Know your Handicrafts- Weaves from Kanchipuram

    Textiles from KANCHIPURAM, Tamil Nadu. Kanchipuram specializes in heavy silk saris woven with tightly twisted three-ply, high-denier threads, using thick jari threads for supplementary warp and weft patterning. Interlocked weft borders are common. Along with silk saris, Kanchipuram … Continue reading

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Know Your Handicrafts- Pattachitra

Pattachitra Orissa Handicraft/Art   Pattachithra is a Sanskrit word, from the words, ?patta? meaning cloth and ?Chithra? meaning pictures. The artists were traditionally called Chithrakars. Stylistically, the Pattachithra resembles the old murals of that region, which date back to 5th … Continue reading

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