Study on the Traditional Handloom Textiles in India

Ramratan Guru, Palaniyandi Thennarasu , Satyanarayan Panigrahi , Rohit Kumar

Article
2022 / Volume 5 / Pages 392-413
Received 24 May 2022; Accepted 31 July 2022; Published 10 August 2022
https://doi.org/10.31881/TLR.2022.34

Abstract
The Indian subcontinent is known in the sector for its diversity in art and its cultural history. It’s a very labour-intensive cottage-based decentralized industry, portraying the Indian way of existence that is fond of aesthetics, lifestyle, and sculpture. In India, the textile industry provides direct and indirect employment to millions of people, after the agriculture sector. At the time of determining aesthetic features of fashion products, the motifs, being an integral part of design, play a crucial role. Motif is the most primary unit of a design pattern or the smallest unit. Motifs are repeated in numerous ways to create styles; those patterns are repeated to create a layout. In a pattern or layout, the motif has its personal awesome identity. Generally, every motif is formed from simple layout elements that create various forms of designs, which include geometrical, summary, naturalistic and so forth. The choice of motifs may be inspired through diverse resources, which include nature, and also are intently related to the triumphing natural, cultural, religious and socio-monetary factors in any society. A contemporary look focuses on exploring numerous traditional textile motifs used throughout the Indian subcontinent. Furthermore, a number of famous and maximum commonplace motifs have been advanced through the use of computer-aided designing software programs. In this research article we have presented an overview of the traditional handloom textile application in India.

Keywords
handloom traditional textiles, handloom tools, Banarasi mastery in handloom

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