The process of coordinating the process of warp and weft is known as weaving. The vertical yarns are known as the warp and the horizontal ones are known as the weft. Most weaving process is completed with the help of a loom. It helps in holding the warping yarns intension and makes interweaving of the wefts easier.


  • Title: Working on a Loom
  • Date Created: 2016
  • Location: Nadia
  • Rights: banglanatk.com
  • About the craft: Shantipur, Dhaniakhal, Begampur, and Farasdanga are the main cotton weaving centres which are involved in the weaving of fine-textured saris and dhotis. Coarser saris and dhotis, used for everyday wear, are found in Atpur in Hooghly district while fine textured saris with a uniform weave of 100-112 counts in the warp and the weft are done at Shantipur. When the decorations look the same on both sides of the cloth they are called do-rookha or double sided designs.

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