History of Saree

The word sari/saree is derivative of the Prakrit word Sadi, with the original term being the Sanskrit word Sati meaning “a piece of cloth“. The images highlight Devi Yamuna in a saree like a garment that drapes her waist, covers her torso while the aanchal is wound around her arms while the second image highlights […]

Bengal’s Handloom

Of all the many cottage industries that had thrived in Bengal in the remote past and are being carried on with reputation till today, the handloom industry is by far the most remarkable. The rich tradition of Handloom Weaving in West Bengal is a part of its cultural heritage. Handloom still remains one of the […]