Tussar Silk Weaving, Hand Crafted Block Printing Scarf By Ashok

Tussar textiles are related to dhoti, joda, Shawl stole, scarves and saris. Gopalpur village is famous for producing Tussar fabrics. It is in Jajpur District in the Indian state of Odisha. This handicraft received the Geographical Indication tag by the Government of India in 2009. Fabric is woven using a ‘cut shuttle technique’, in which shuttles interlock with one another to form foda kumbha in the weft direction. Shuttles on both sides interlock with the main shuttle for the main body of the fabic. By tie and die bandha technique, the foda kumbha pattern is copied for multiple productions. Threads are dyed in different shades, such as maroon, red, plum and rust. Fabrics are designed in tussar and gheecha and enhanced with a weft and cut shuttle technique. It is famous for handwoven Tussar silk, tie-dye ikat and block printing textiles.

About Instructor

Hello All, I am Ashok based in Bhubaneswar, India 🇮🇳. I am the secretary of Maa Tarini WCS, A finest handloom weavers cooperative society based in Gopalpur, the village has received the Geographical Indication tag by the Government of India in 2009 for this unique handicraft . It is famous for handwoven Tussar silk, tie-dye ikat and block printing textiles. Welcome to our exclusive world of Tussar silk, tiedye ikat & block print fabrics world.

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