Vibrant World of Weaves: Regional Diversity in Indian Weaving

  • The journey of weaving in modern India is considered to have started from the south-west state of Kerala.
  • Before the advent of chemical dyes in the late 19th century, 'white colour' was the basis of weaving in all parts of India.
  • Pochampally Ikat saree is believed to be originated from Nalgonda district of Telangana state. It uses traditional geometry and abstract patterns.
  • The cabin crew of 'Air India' has access to specially designed Pochampally silk sarees.
  • Pochampally Saree received the status of 'Intellectual Property Rights Protection' or 'Geographical Indication' in the year 2005.
  • Paithani saree is named after the city of Paithan located in Aurangabad ....
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