Anakaputhur weavers rue poor patronage    

‘The people here use many bio-fibres to weave. Aloe vera, bamboo, banana stem and erukkanchedi, are a few among the famous varieties. We also use natural dye like coffee, sandalwood, turmeric, indigo, and infuse medicinal herbs including neem and tulsi’, Continue Reading

Handloom weavers in Chennai suburb use natural fibres

According to sources, “About half-a-century ago, the then-village area was developed as a handicraft centre and began exporting the famous ‘Madras Real Handkerchief’ to Nigeria.”

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