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hand on the loom again and again, the kid looks on ..

15 Oct

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and the chulah in the background where she cooks her food. her utensils worn out after years of cooking. life still goes on, on the loom

image credits : moruoak

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love from lucknow. chikankari, an embroidery style.

25 Sep

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– a skill more than 200 years old.

impressions of the mind..creations by hand.

1 Sep

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muslin & a lesson in history

19 Aug

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Image Credits : http://www.flickr.com/photos/sytoha/3396121176/ — Read the story on this link by Syed Touhid Hassan.

he designed it..the kalamkari, the kantha..and so on..

21 Oct

does he have a name ? Yes. He has. it is a family occupation. They got inspired by life – the ancient epics, verbal stories, birds, animals, vegetables, grains. lessons were passed on from generation to generation. from the older to the younger..they carried it on

picture credits: book:traditional indian textiles.

(not the greatest pictures, but i wanted to feature the designer)