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Hand loom history in kanchipuram


Important history kanchipuram handloom in vijayanagar ruler, in silk sari textile development in rural important your work weaver family future development in vijayanagar ruler kings year’s ( circa 2nd century BC to 3rd century AD) handloom other area sale sari and natural colours development work in temple well support in natural painting work careful development in vijayaanagar ruler controls  all area.

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SINCE : 1970



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Pattunuulkaara – Silk weaver, usually referring to saurashtran weavers.

Saurashtran – As important weaving community, migrated from saurashtra ( Gujarat) centuries ago.

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the sourashtra weaver

weaver history

The sourashtra weaving community is the pride of Tamilnadu's art and handloom industry. Various famous settlements including Madurai and Kanchipuram have flourished because of their arrival and continue to be the among the best weaving clusters even today.
There are various theories in history as to how they arrived in Tamilnadu. Some historians believe that they are originally from Lata country (lAta dEsha) in southern Gujarat who migrated southwards. However the date of migration has been under constant debate. Some scholars opine that they started their migration journey as early as 9th century when they settled in Devgiri of Maharashtra. During the invasion of sultanate kings at Devgiri (Khilji) they are said to have moved to Karnataka. Later, when the Vijayanagara kings rose to power, it is said that they patronised these Weavers for their regal needs. It is in this period that a portion of their population also travelled to Kanchi and settled there. After the fall of the Vijayanagaras and the emergence of local Nayaka chieftains, it is said that they migrated further south to Tanjore and Madurai to Cater to the needs of these knew kingdoms. They were also patronised by the Marathas.
These cultural confluences and the vast time period of mixing with various cultures and languages have made their community a mixture of various cultures and languages. The saurashtran language, the food dishes, the music (of musicians like Natana Gopala nayaki etc.) Make a great study and add unique colours to the cultural fabric of india.




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The middle Ages and early years of the renaissance saw the dye industry spread from the eastern Mediterranean toward the west and northward into Europe. It is said that there were some 200 dye enterprises in Jerusalem during the 12th century. In 1160 A.D, Jewish dyers gained influence westward and took control of most of the Italian dye industry.Florence, ltaly in the 14th century was famous for their dye work. As the Renaissance progressed and Europe began importing indigo and other dyes, controversy arose concerning the handling and control of foreign dyestuffs.UP to the middle of the 19th century, only natural dyes were available. In 1856, W.H.Perkins accidentally discovered aniline dye, and synthetic dyes slowly began replacing natural dyes.

Many historical villages such as Williamsburg, Plymouth Colony, the George Ranch, and the Ozark Folk Center, keep the old ways of dyeing alive with their historical presentations.

Many historical villages such as Williamsburg, Plymouth Colony, the George Ranch, and the Ozark Folk Center, keep the old ways of dyeing alive with their historical presentations.

The majority of natural dyes are from plant sources – roots, berries, bark, leaves, and wood, fungi, and lichens. Textile dyeing dates back to the Neolithic period Throughout history, people have dye their textiles using common, locally available materials Scarce dyestuffs that produced brilliant and permanent colors such as the natural invertebrate dyes purple and such as indigo, saffron, and madder were raised commercially and were important trade goods in the economies of Asia and Europe. Across Asia and Africa, patterned fabrics were produced using resist dyeing techniques to control the absorption of color in piece – dyed cloth. Dyes from the new World such as cochineal and logwood were brought to Europe by the Spanish treasure fleets, and the dyestuffs of Europe were carried by colonists of America. The discovery of men – made synthetic dyes late in the 19th century ended the large – scale market for natural dye.

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