The patterns designed on the handbags or the Dhara's, unlike in other tribes that have patterns specifically from the traiditions that have been passed down through the generations, The Khasi tribe weavers learn some of their patterns from the weaving cooperative leaders, or in many cases, they create their own. It is this kind of creation that is important to note, as the women weavers are not just workers, they are artistisans and entrepreneurs.


  • Title: Dhara Design
  • Date Created: 2016
  • Location: Udem, India
  • Type: Photograph, Textile
  • Photographer: Ebor Tariang

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