photo feature

February 2018
Paper Tiger

Paper Tiger

Ballarpur is one of the few large organised players in an industry otherwise dominated by small and medium players, with installed capacity of some 50,000 tonnes a year.

Phulkari

Phulkari

The embroidery is sometimes so elaborate, the fabric is rarely seen; that’s called the bagh or garden, in which the intricate silk flowers bloom.

Gyasar

Gyasar

The rich brocade is made by twisting three or four gold-coated silk threads into a single twine in the weft to create bold floral prints with striking textural details.

November 2017