Kutch Diaries/Text on Textile

Always fun to see text on textiles, whether woven or embroidered!

We met Ram ji Bhai at Kala Raksha. He is an Ikat weaver. Ram ji Bhai was very gracious to invite us to his home, and show us his looms and give us a demonstration. He had one of the most beautiful homes we saw in Kutch. It is here that he had a woven wall hanging of the Indian flag, with the text ‘India My Country’. I’m not quite sure why the tricolor has pink instead of saffron, but the hanging is cool even so 🙂

And here, a Rabari craftsperson has embroidered their name on the sample –

More textile images from Kutch on my Flickr!

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