Indian Fabrics Are a Treasure! But How Many Can You Name?
The only reason my friends ask me when I plan to marry is that they can’t wait to try on a traditional nauvari sadi or a plain white dhotar (dhoti). Just last year saw us rushing to Kolkata to attend a Bengali friend’s wedding where gushed over the lal-par Shada saree that most women were draped in. And whenever my Malayali friend travels to his hometown, I ask him to get me either a lungi or a set mundu.
The intriguing cultural diversity of our nation is apparent in our languages, beliefs and cuisine, but nowhere is it more obvious than in the clothes we wear.
Textiles, fabric and embroidery form an integral part of our culture and this National Handlooms Day, we invite you to answer the following quiz.
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