A handloom and handicraft fair, ‘Cottonfab-2012,’ organised by Awadh Hathkargha Hastshilp Evam Gramodyog Samiti, Rahimabad, Lucknow, is on at Valluvar Kottam Hall, Nungambakkam High Road.
The exhibition-cum-sale has Banarasi silk and dress materials with appliqué work, block print, and chikan work from Uttar Pradesh; fabrics such as Dhabu, Sanganeri, Malmel, Bandhej, and Kota Doria from Rajasthan; Bandhani and Kutch embroidery from Gujarat; Chandheri silk and Maheshwari fabrics from Madhya Pradesh; Kosa, Kora, and Tussar fabrics from Bihar; Pashmina shawls from Jammu and Kashmir; Kantha, Baluchari, Dhakai Jamdani, Shantiniketan Tant, and Tangail suits from West Bengal; Sambhalpuri Ikkat saris and Bomkai fabrics from Orissa; Kalamkari, Mangalagiri, Pochampalli, Venkatgiri, Udappa, and Gadwal suits from Andhra Pradesh; and Madurai Chungudi cotton, Kancheepuram silk, Coimbatore and Erode cotton from Tamil Nadu. Also available are fabrics from Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Haryana. Stone jewellery from Rajasthan, pearls from Hyderabad, artificial jewellery from Mumbai and Delhi and Sitapuri mats are available as well.
The fair which is open between 10.30 a.m. and 8.30 p.m. ends on September 10. For details, contact 92356 02388.