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Titarpura: Ravana makers

October 8th, 2009 by mohitg | No Comments

Titarpura: Ravana makers

It’s ironic that for the families of Titarpur, Ravana brings good fortune – they make better money making these effigies than they make on their usual days – thanks to the skills inherited from their Ravan Baba, who is almost a legend in their village…


Pattu Weaver

September 7th, 2009 by mohitg | No Comments

Pattu Weaver

Pattu is the traditional dress of the local women. When compared to shawls, it is thicker and heavier and the colors used are fast and bright. This woolen fabric is woven in different colors (usually bright) and designs. A single piece of Pattu covers the whole body. A piece of cloth called gachchi (belt) is tied around the waist…


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