Tag Archives: Assam

The Humble Indian towel

India’s rich textile heritage is apparent not just in wearable fabrics but also in home furnishings and home linen. The humblest and least celebrated of the textiles has to be the traditional woven cotton towel called the gamcha(Bengali) or gamusa(Assamese) … Continue reading


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Good article on Weaving as tradition

An article about the Bodo women weavers in Assam – their heritage, their present and the way forward. Under the Action North East Trust organisation(NGO), the weavers are able to showcase their beautiful weaves in ANT(Action North East) stores in … Continue reading

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