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Kantha
Style  /  Published 29.07.21

Batik & kantha

Calcutta designer Santanu Guhathakurta has combined batik and nakshi kantha in his latest collection to produce a range of gorgeous saris that bring together traditions and contemporary chic. The desi...
By The Telegraph

Culture  /  Published 11.07.21

Hem and awe

For the longest time, Hindu widows were not allowed any stitched garments but borderless white saris or thaans. So far as sartorial cues go, the missing paar further reminded that these women had fall...
By Paromita Sen


Arts  /  Published 10.04.21

A story in each stitch and line

Adip Dutta has struck out on his own as an artist, but because of the strong bonding that he shared with Meera Mukherjee this was a homecoming of sorts. Mukherjee’s mother and child sculpture su...
By Soumitra Das

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

Empowering women, a stitch at a time

At 80, Maya Dutta still travels from her home in Bansdroni to Jodhpur Park every day, changing autos and buses, to teach tailoring to women at the 75-year-old organisation where she herself had learnt...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta


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