Find at Google Arts & Culture the story of groups of women preserving and enhancing textile tradition in India.
“Handicrafts and handlooms are one of the largest employing sectors in India. The contribution of women in our society as such and in crafts in particular is unfortunately grossly undervalued.”
Discover these pictures about embroiderers of Lambani, Kashmir, the women and men who create the Khadi fabric, the legacy of block printing preserved in Rajasthan, the silk yarn of Andhra and Telangana.
Source: Google Arts & Culture
Collection: All media by Siddhartha Das, donated to JD Centre of Art
Script & photography: Siddhartha Das
Compilation: Anouk van de Kar
References: Laila Tyabji, 2007, “Threads & Voices”
JD Centre of Art, Bhubaneshwar