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Variety weaves from across India

T he annual ‘Weaves' exhibition is back. Discover the finesse and beauty of Indian fabrics and handloom techniques. In a bid to promote handloom weavers, provide direct access to customers and to preserve dying techniques, ‘Weaves' brings together craftsmen from almost every region of the country and provides them a platform to market their wares directly. The exhibition showcases cotton and silk handlooms, saris, dress materials and exquisite designer wear in all kinds of Indian fabrics. You can choose from vibrant Kancheevarams, delicate Mysore silks, royal Paithani silks, elegant Tussars, bright Bandinis, fine Chikan work, graceful Kalamkari, stylish Kalamkari and so on.

Check out a variety of saris and dress material in Batik, Chanderi and Maheshwari from Madhya Pradesh, Bagru, Sanganeri designs, Bandhani, Kota and Dabu from Rajasthan, Patola and Ikats from Gujarat, Sambalpuri and Bomkai from Orissa, Kantha from West Bengal, Banaras, Chikan and Jamdani from Uttar Pradesh, Kancheevaram, Chettinad and Coimbatore silks from Tamil Nadu, Tussar from Bihar, Kosa from Chattisgarh, Muga and Eri silks from the North Eastern states, Paithani from Maharashtra, Kalamkari, Gadwal, Venkatagiri, Dharmavaram, Pochampally, Mangalagiri, Uppada and Chirala from Andhra Pradesh, Mysore silk from Karnataka and much more. The exhibition is on at Sri Mulam Club, till August 16, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.



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