Saturday, November 2, 2013

For fabric lovers

"There is nothing more exhilarating for a fabric-lover to enter a village for the first time and hear the vibrant sound of looms clicking away into the 21st century" says Katherine Joseph in the May 2010 issue of The Ecologist. And who is not a fabric-lover? The marvels created by hand looms and shuttles seem to delight the heart in a way that machine made cloth cannot. Here is a pic from  this year's Puja edition of the Bengali magazine Shananda of an indigo dyed malkha saree:

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