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Title: Telia Rumal, double Ikat fabric of Andhra Pradesh
Authors: Khurana, Purva
Pant, Suman
Keywords: Telia rumal;Ikat;Alizarin dyeing;Mordant
Issue Date: Jan-2016
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: D0, D03, D05
Abstract: Indian craft tradition, an integral part of Indian life is one of the most vibrant and vital aspect of contemporary times to the extent that crafts has become the inseparable parts of its social fiber. However, in view of newer technologies and considering the ever-changing contours of market preferences, there is an imperative need to preserve these ancient legacies lest they should get ruined. Many of traditional crafts are languishing and along with these, is indigenous knowledge of some of the traditional textile techniques. One such craft is alizarin dyed double ikat telia rumals of Andhra Pradesh, which is genesis to ikat tradition in Andhra Pradesh. In India, Andhra Pradesh, is the most prolific pro¬≠ducer of ikat textiles, where in Pochampalli, the ikat industry has grown immensely in the last four decades. But in this era of rapid industrialization, it has succumbed to pressure in favor of using quicker dyeing procedures by use of synthetic dye material and thus, is losing its individuality. There has been a global concern regarding use of eco-friendly dyeing material, which has renewed interest towards use of eco-friendly dyes .The present paper focuses on the documentation of the double ikat telia rumal using natural alizarin dyeing process, with respect to design, raw material, and production processes. The instant paper also examines contours of the ikat production process from its pure form, to more market-oriented production and to highlight the changes that the craft has undergone for contemporary production practices.
Page(s): 167-172
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.15(1) [January 2016]

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