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Handloom fest

Weaves, organized by Revathi Creative Communications brings together some of India’s best known traditional handloom textiles and weaves.

art and culture Updated: Apr 30, 2010 16:14 IST

Weaves, organized by Revathi Creative Communications brings together some of India’s best known traditional handloom textiles and weaves. As an economic activity, handlooms occupy a second place only to agriculture in providing employment and livelihood. Tradition of weaving by hand is part of country’s cultural ethos and is unparalleled in its flexibility and versatility, permitting experimentation and encouraging innovation.

Textile weaves and prints like bandhani or tie-and-dye, leheriya, batik block-printing, ikats, metal-thread brocades, paithanis, chanderi, maheshwari, jamdani, kota, kanjeevarams and dharmavarams and the gadwal sarees of Andhra Pradesh.

Weaves, the cotton and silk spectrum is organised to bring the exclusive collection of exotic cotton and silk handloom sarees and fabrics, handcrafted by the leading weavers in our country, to enable the right product to be at the right time in the right place to fulfill the demands of cosmopoilitian customary. It is surely going to be a festival of handlooms and silks, which no woman would like to miss.