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Title: Protection and revival of traditional hand embroidery, Kasuti by automation
Authors: Naik, Shailaja D
Vastrad, Jyoti V
Keywords: Traditional embroidery
CATD
Handloom weaving
Jacquard designing
Kasuti
Issue Date: Jan-2008
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸: D01
Abstract: The handloom industry is highly labour oriented, having legacy of unrivalled craftsmanship. Handloom goods are no longer the choice of poor alone, but a weakness for the elite in India and abroad. Ethnic designs woven in brilliant coloured fabrics bear a distinct seal of magnificent, magical and traditional artistry of Indian weavers and bear their own regional identity. One among such exclusivity is the polycotton sari with contrast border having demand not only in India but also in the international markets especially when embellished with the traditional hand embroidery of Karnataka, Kasuti. Of the four stitches in kasuti, negi is rarely used by the embroiderers since it involve lot of skill, patience, expertise and intricacy. To achieve the embroidery, almost parallel to the interlacement of warp-weft is very difficult by the commercial embroiderers of today. Hence, many professional do not adopt negi stitch and hence this stitch of kasuti is unnoticingly going extinct. The paper explains the efforts made to revive and preserve the traditional negi motifs by way of computerizing and mechanizing.
Page(s): 197-203
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.07(1) [January 2008]

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