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Flower basket on a Banarasi saree.
Flower basket on a Banarasi saree.
Golden basket and blue flowers.
Golden basket and blue flowers.

Golden basket with violet flowers.
Golden basket with violet flowers.
Yellow leaves and green flowers.
Yellow leaves and green flowers.

Golden Leaves and Red Fruits
Embroidered design from an Indian drape
Embrodiery Design
Parrots, elephants, deer, peacocks, tigers are used to embellish the exquisite silk sarees.
Parrots, elephants, deer, peacocks, tigers are used to embellish the exquisite silk sarees.

An elephant and a parrot of same dimensions!
An elephant and a parrot of same dimensions!
Highly skilled weavers produce excellent brocades of different animals among floral designs.
Highly skilled weavers produce excellent brocades of different animals among floral designs.

Embroidered Elephants
A mosaic pattern produced by weaving geometrical elephant motifs
Elephants in Indian Art
Tie and dye (Bandhani) is an ancient craft still practiced in Rajasthan. It is complex method of embellishing sarees by tying tiny knots that from the design and then dyeing the fabric. The knotted area remains uncolored. The process is repeated until t
"Tie and dye" (Bandhani) is an ancient craft still practiced in Rajasthan. It is complex method of embellishing sarees by tying tiny knots that from the design and then dyeing the fabric. The knotted area remains uncolored. The process is repeated until t

"Appliqué" or patchwork is an integral part of the textile crafts of Gujarat and Rajasthan.
Appliqué or patchwork is an integral part of the textile crafts of Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Sarees of the East
The tribal women of Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur weave their textile on the traditional back-strap or loin-looms. It can be set up instantly and folded up and put away whenever women are not working.

Dhaka (East Bengal) sarees have geometrical designs produced with plant colors.
Dhaka (East Bengal) sarees have geometrical designs produced with plant colors.
The yarn is tied and dyed repeatedly so that when weaved the colors and patterns synchronize to form Ikat designs. It is practiced in Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.
The yarn is tied and dyed repeatedly so that when weaved the colors and patterns synchronize to form "Ikat" designs. It is practiced in Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.

Prior to weaving the warp is tied in portion according to design and then dyed, which results in special "Ikat" patterns.
Prior to weaving the warp is tied in portion according to design and then dyed, which results in special Ikat patterns.
Very simple geometrical designs are produced on inexpensive sarees.
Very simple geometrical designs are produced on inexpensive sarees.

Kanchipuram Silk Saree
Kanchipuram silk sarees are well known for their durability. These Tamil Nadu weavers claim that they are descendant of sage Markandeya.
Kanchipuram Silks
Inter-woven pattern of Chunari saree.
Inter-woven pattern of "Chunari" saree.

Designs on an Indrian Throw
"Chaddar" or shawls are used to keep warm in the winter. In older days "Zari" threads were used for their embroidery work. However these days multi-colored cotton threads are used for the same purpose.
These shawls have very broad borders.
These shawls have very broad borders.

On light background deep color patterns are woven.
On light background deep color patterns are woven.
Woven Flowers on Cloth
Floral Designs
Hand-looming trade has long been a patron of floral designs and patterns

The Himalayan mountain goat's wool is hand-spun and woven into "Pahsmina" shawls.
The Himalayan mountain goats wool is hand-spun and woven into Pahsmina shawls.
Durries are extensively woven all over India and use them as a floor covering.
"Durries" are extensively woven all over India and use them as a floor covering.

Bangalore silk saree.
Bangalore silk saree.
Mysore printed silk saree.
Mysore printed silk saree.

Nine yard silk saree.
Nine yard silk saree.
Holy Men of India
A Priest of Malleswaram

A Priest at an Ayudha Puja Ceremony
Ayudha Puja Festival
Scholars and Learned Men
Portrait of S.N. Krishna Jois
Krishna Jois is a great Kannada scholar, and edited such works as Supashastra.

Priest of Venugopalaswami Temple
Holy Men of India
Holy Men of India
Portrait of a Priest

Priest of Ganesh Temple, Mallewaram
Holy Men of India
Holy Men of India
The Anandashram Swamiji of Shirali Muth

Portrait of Parijnanashram Swamiji
Parijnanashram Swamiji led the Chitrapur Muth
Swamijis of India
Holy Men of India
Picture of a Hindu Pontiff
Pontiff of Chitrapur Muth - Sadyojata Shankarashrama Swamiji

Picture of a Hindu Pontiff
Swamiji of Chitrapur Muth
Holy Men of India
Holy Men of India
Picture of a Hindu Pontiff
Pontiff of the Gokarn Muth

The Swamiji of the Gokarn Paratgali Muth
Holy Men of India
Holy Men of India
Pontiff of Kashi Muth, Cochin
Picture of Sudhindratirtha Swamiji

Swamiji of Kaivalya Muth
Holy Men of India
Holy Men of India
Raghavendra Swamiji Offering Prayers to a Linga

Raghavendra Swamiji of Mantralaya
Holy Men of India
A young girl with her lots of jewelry.
A young girl with her lots of jewelry.
Performance of Krishna-Parijat

"Jewelry Enhnaces the Womanhood"
Jewelry Enhnaces the Womanhood
A sweet smile enhances my beauty.
"A sweet smile enhances my beauty."

"Mine is a perfect make-up."
Mine is a perfect make-up.
Dont I look like a bride, uncle?
"Don't I look like a bride, uncle?"

"I am wearing the ornament for a dance performance."
I am wearing the ornament for a dance performance.

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