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Forgotten Textile of Tamil Nadu: A Vanishing Craft of Karuppur Cloth

Kodali Karuppur Village, nestled by River Kollidam, once thrived with a centuries-old textile industry, renowned for crafting Kodali Karuppur sarees. Today, the textile infrastructure is gone, but the village remains picturesque, sustained by agriculture. Its ancient temples and the flowing river still attract visitors, preserving the essence of its rich heritage. The tale of the […]

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Bagh: Intricate Imprints on Cloth, A Printing Tradition from Madhya Pradesh

Bagh, a picturesque village in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh, is renowned for its exquisite block printing technique known as Bagh. This remarkable craft takes its name from the meandering River Baghini, which gracefully flows through the village, symbolising the very essence of this art form. Bagh printing is an extraordinary display of vibrant

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