Gamcha is a handloom cloth woven in northeastern India, and its name is often associated with towels. Cotton cloth with a combination of checks and stripes, especially red and white, is thrown over the shoulder, strapped to the head or waist, and serves as a towel, a sun shield, and even a sheet for most... Continue Reading →

Evolution of Stitched Garment in India

5000 years ago, people in India were using textile to cover their bodies; this was during India's earliest civilization (Indus valley civilization). A priest wearing a printed shawl is depicted in a fragmented sculpture from the Mohenjodaro civilization (Fig.3). Cotton grown locally has long been the most common fabric used in Indian clothing. India was... Continue Reading →

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