Handicrafts

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Kanza Fatima
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Sreya Mukherjee
  This video catalogues the making of an individual shola flower from scratch: from the stem unit being shaved to the pulling of the thread allowing the flower to bloom. The video then proceeds to show how different types of flowers can be made with a slight change in the slits made in the white…
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Sreya Mukherjee
Sholapith, also known as 'herbal ivory', is an exquisite sponge wood craft of West Bengal and is an intrinsic part of it rituals and festivals. This module explores the various facets of this craft: its endangered raw material, the community of craftspeople known as Malakars, the delicate crafting…
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