Silk fabrics from across country brought under one roof at expo
With an aim to augment the development of the handloom sector and to provide a direct link between weavers and buyers, the National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) Ltd has been organising ‘Silk Fab’ expos across the country.
The expo has become an annual feature in the city and one that’s perhaps the most looked forward to by the ladies. And they have their reasons. For, here’s an opportunity to bag some of the best silken fabrics that not just the region but the entire country has to offer.
On at Kisan Bhawan in Sector 35, Chandigarh till October 29, the expo sees agencies belonging to 14 states as participants. That translates into luxurious silken weaves like Pochampally and Dharmavaram from Andhra Pradesh, Moonga silk from Assam, Tassar and Kantha from Bihar to kosa silk replete with tribal work from Chhattisgarh.
From Gujarat comes Gathjora and Patola; Kantha and kosa silk from Jharkhand; Karnataka silk, Chanderi and Maheshwari from Madhya Pradesh, Paithani from Maharashtra to Sambalpur silks from Orissa. One of the most recognised saris and dupattas on for sale are the Kantha work sarees from West Bengal. There’s a huge variety, including those boasting of
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