Watch | This massive carpet took 9 years to make

Watch | This massive carpet took 9 years to make
| Video Credit: NISSAR AHMAD

The work on the carpet unit was started in 2016 in Wail Kralpora of Tangmarg in Jammu and Kashmir

Updated - May 29, 2024 04:04 pm IST

Published - May 29, 2024 03:55 pm IST

Did you know that it took around 60 artisans over 8 years to make Asia’s biggest ever handmade carpet?

This handwoven marvel measures an impressive 72 feet by 40 feet.

Workers giving finishing touches to a 72x40 feet carpet, which took eight years to weave, outside Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar on Wednesday. It is scheduled to be despatched to a palace in West Asia.

Workers giving finishing touches to a 72x40 feet carpet, which took eight years to weave, outside Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar on Wednesday. It is scheduled to be despatched to a palace in West Asia. | Photo Credit: NISSAR AHMAD

The work on the carpet unit was started in 2016 in Wail Kralpora of Tangmarg in Jammu and Kashmir.

It is being manufactured by Srinagar-based Fayaz Ahmad Shah, who is associated with the carpet business for decades.

Read the full story here.

Reporting: Peerzada Ashiq

Videos: Nissar Ahmad

Production and Voiceover: Yuvasree S

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