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khesh

India is known for its ethnicity and art. The variety of world-renowned handicrafts from India are many. At present, the collection of Khesh weaving is predominant over the other art form. It’s unwonted and affluent in its texture. Taken birth from recycled fabrics, it is one of its forms.

Khesh weaving originated from the Birbhum district of West Bengal. It was an attempt by the artisans towards eco-friendly techniques. Recycled sari comes to the effect and thus the origin.

Khesh technique is associated with weaving old sari by tearing them into thin strips. Warp includes the new thread whereas the weft includes strips of saree. The weavers first tear the saree and keep them in a heap and finally, the weaving process starts with randomly selected strips. This gives rise to an extraordinary piece of work.

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