Friday 19 February 2016

DAY 770 - The Magnetic Maharashtra

As part of the makeIn India initiative inaugrated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi the installation of Maharashtrian textile industry curated by Shaina NC in association with Indrayani Handlooms the flagship store of Maharashtra State Handlooms Corporation Limited, Nagpur features some of our traditional Maharashtrian wear like the Paithani, Chanderi and Tussar silks by leading designers like Shruti Sancheti,Ambika Jain,Krishna Mehta and Divya Kapur (Dabiri), Raghuvendra Rathore, Archana Kochhar, Swapnil Shinde.

Some exclusive fabric made from tussar yarn, skillfully interlaced on handllom by the local weavers of Maharashtra, so rare because it takes more than eight days to produce one saree on handloom.


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