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INDIAN DIASPORA FINE ART

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The range and depth of the extraordinary tie & dye designer Assam cotton weaves in pure handloom cotton sarees is mind blowing. There are plain sicos in vibrant hues with beautiful matching borders. Block printed sicos in multicolour stripes design, Earthy shades Assam cotton tants, the pastels of Assam sico linen, the vibrant multicoloured Assam sicos with catchy wide zari borders and matched zari worked pallus and the deep shades of the mercerized sico cotton handlooms are the explorative experiments of the fine Assam fabrics. The weavers of Assam works as a family in the handloom industry for weaving intricate charming Assamese sarees. The family members get involved right from spinning to dyeing to making warp and then weaving. They mainly uses pitlooms.The artisans creativity makes Assamese sarees more beautiful and durable.

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Wishesh Magazine January 2017