SANJAY GARG FESTIVE 2015
The word ‘Mashru’ comes from the Arabic word ‘shari ’ that means “permitted by Islamic law.” Not quite silk,Mashru was a brilliant, highly skilled invention that presented a blurring of binaries in being both silk and cotton. The warp faced satin weave allowed silk to be visible on the surface, giving the fabric its desired shine. Mashru came to India through the silk route. It was originally woven in three parts of India: Gujarat, The Deccan and Uttar Pradesh.
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