17/12/2022 06:14 PM | Click to read full article
Fashion shows create an illusion that designers can exist without the help of creators of fabric. Changing this narrative is Gajam Govardhan, a master weaver from Puttapaka village in Telangana. He has set up a small museum in Hyderabad to showcase the craft and the skill handed down over generations. The kerchiefs are used to cover the head in Gulf countries where the hint of oil in the cloth keeps the fabric cool.