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Weaving in Varanasi

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Brocade weaving is a complex process carried out in various steps

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  1. Sunrise, Assi Ghat, Varanasi
  2. Naksha or design process: Naseem Ahmad at work
  3. Graphed pattern for making jala, Shahjahan Ansari's workshop, Varanasi 
  4. Digitally produced design, Shahjahan Ansari's workshop, Varanasi 
  5. Pattern drawn on mica sheet, Naseem Ahmad's workshop, Varanasi
  6. Aziz ul Haque holds out pareta made of bamboo, with pink silk hank
  7. Preparing the warp, Naseem Ahmad, Varanasi
  8. Real gold zari (gold thread), Vishwanath Prasad upnam (aka) Jhingan Sahu Zari Manufacturers, Varanasi
  9. Jacquard pit loom, Naseem Ahmad's workshop, Varanasi
  10. At 0:42–2:42 minutes: Jacquard looms at Vishwanath Prasad upnam Jhingan Sahu Zari Manufacturers
  11. Detail, Brocade sari, Shyamsundar Jaiswal, Varanasi
  12. Naseem Ahmad displays a brocade panel 
  13. Detail, pallu (end panel) of a sari, Naseem Ahmad, Varanasi