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A Weave as Old as Time: Story of Himroo Fabrics

Himroo, a word derived from Persia, holds a regal past. Once, it was intricately woven with threads of pure gold and silver, crafted exclusively for the noble families. The tale begins when a group of skilled weavers migrated from Delhi to Daulatabad in the 14th century, near Aurangabad, prompted by King Mohammad Bin Tughlaq’s decision

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