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Namrata Toraskar
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Surender Meher
Textiles are cultural artefacts that reflect social histories of the places where they originate. In the Indian subcontinent, owing to its vastness, an account of its wide-ranging textiles presents a particularly speckled map. Textiles in India vary from place to place dramatically, not only in…
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Ipsita Sahu
Ikat is a resist dyeing and weaving technique. While this textile craft is known as bandha kala or ‘tie art’ in Odisha, it is popularly known as ikat. The term ‘ikat’ is derived from the Indonesian language, and the craft is also widely practised in Indonesia, Japan, Central Asia, and also in…
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Ipsita Sahu
Guided by the master weaver, Surender Meher, the video shows the various intricate stages of weaving a Sambalpuri textile. The combination of tying, dyeing and weaving makes it a labour-intensive craft.   Surendra Meher is the youngest son of legendary ikat weaver Padmashree Kunjabihari Meher, from…
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