‘Knot’ an easy job for textile weave revivalists

Handloom weaving Kanchipuram Silk Saree
To tap the market, handloom weavers have begun making shirts, salwar suits and kurtas too, in addition to sarees, with the weave.
In 2014, when Bengaluru-based Hemalatha Jain set out to revive Patteda Anchu, a handloom weave from North Karnataka, in Gajendragarh in Gadag, she was also set for the challenges that would come with the revival of the 19th-century saree.
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