Weaving

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Weaving in India

 

to spot a weaver village
look for the dyed cotton drying

 

the dying vats

 

dyed material drying

 

winding the yarn

 

weaving the cotton material

 

weaving machines

 

the hand shuttle

 

creating the fabric designs

 

finished product
(some goes to Lands End in Wisconsin to make shirts)

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Silk weaving in Kanchipuram

 

spotting the weaver by the dyed material

 

the loom

 

casual sales

 

the formal shop for the
richly brocaded Kanchipuram silk sari for temple ritual

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Link to an Excellent Article on Indian Textiles by Jaina Mishra

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elephant shopping
(with its honored status, can take what he wants, without paying)

Woman is saying "May you please shop elsewhere tomorrow!"

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