The Culture Gully on Instagram: “Beginning our Friday with a map of different folk art and crafts of #India and their origin Our favourite is the #MadhuBani from #Bihar…”
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The Silk Road Part 2: The Process
The silk industry in India is HUGE and earns millions of dollars every year. It starts with raising the silkworms which produce silk cocoons. The most common type of silkworm used worldwide is the <em>Bombyx mori.</em> These worms produce what is generally referred to as mulberry silk (because they eat mulberry leaves exclusively).
Textile Heritage, India
Being a Textile Designer, I have to share this with all. In India textile enjoys a rich heritage and the origin of textiles in India traces back to the Indus valley Civilization where people used homespun cotton for weaving their clothes. Ramayana and Mahabharata, the Indian epics depict the existence of wide variety of fabrics in ancient India. These epics refer both to rich and stylized garment worn by the aristocrats and ordinary simple clothes worn by the common people. The contemporary…