Sunday, February 24, 2013

Dastkar Andhra cotton handlooms at New Delhi

Dastkar Andhra welcomes summer in New Delhi with DAMA yardage, dupattas and sarees. dāram accompanies with a range of new hand block prints in natural dyes,  new styles for women and a wider range in menswear.

Dastkar Andhra Marketing Association, DAMA, offers a classic range of fabrics, dupattas and sarees in vibrant hues, stripes and checks, plains with zari and thread borders, fabrics in natural dyes and with new kalamkari prints. DAMA’s craft aware New Delhi customers have always appreciated DAMA’s Andhra cotton handloom collection, especially the natural dyed and khadi varieties. This year DAMA also offers new designs in hand-block printed Kalamkari of Andhra on handloom and new colors in natural dyes.

dāram, Hyderabad’s exclusive cotton handloom garment store and a sister concern of Dastkar Andhra, is slowly finding a market in New Delhi. Based on its experience in New Delhi, dāram has put together a collection of new hand-block printed garments in natural dyes. These prints are done on famed Andhra khadi. Natural dyed, hand block printed in Ajrakh, Dabu & Bagru techniques on khadi and tailored into well finished garments. This collection is a collaboration of best hand processes of India. Also available is a wider range of menswear in plain wovens and hand block prints. Further all the garments are pre-shrunk and guarantee the handloom comfort.

Dastkar Andhra and its sister organizations are committed to the handloom and handmade process and work towards supporting rural livelihoods through interventions in technology, design and marketing.
Aga Khan Hall
6, Bhagwan Dass Road
Near Mandi House
New Delhi 110001

28th February – 2nd March 2013

10.30 am to 8 pm

DAMA product range 

Yardage and dupattas 
Azo free Chemical dye range

Dress material in plain, stripes & checks Yardage with zari & thread borders
New textures in double (thick) counts
Natural dye range
Traditional vat indigo and natural dyed plain, stripes, and checks Kalamkari prints on kora and coloured fabrics & dupattas
Zari and thread border sarees in fine and medium counts from the strongholds of Andhra’s weaving centres Kalamkari and natural dyed Khadi sarees

dāram product range 

Long and Short Kurtas, Salwars, Churidars and Dupattas for women
Wovens in various textures, colours, styles and cuts
Handblock prints on hand-woven fabrics in natural dye Ajrakh prints of Kutch, Gujarat with Dabu & Bagru, Rajasthan & chemical prints of Sanganeer, Rajasthan

Long & Short Kurtas, full & half sleeve shirts for men
Wovens in various textures, colours, Handblock prints on hand-woven fabrics in natural dye Ajrakh prints of Kutch, Gujarat

Saturday, February 16, 2013