Monday, June 10, 2013

Flavours of Andhra in Bangalore

Dastkar Andhra, Dastkar Andhra Marketing Association (DAMA) & dāram brings exquisite cotton handlooms of Andhra in a variety of fabrics, dupattas, sarees and pre-shrunk garments for women and men. In its second combined exhibition in Bengaluru DAMA and dāram presents vibrant colours, subtle textures and exciting hand block prints from 12th – 15th June 2013.

DAMA, an association dedicated to Andhra handloom cottons, will showcase Andhra’s culture in its range of colours, and prints. The range includes fabrics and dupattas in bright colours, stripes and checks, plains with zari and thread borders, natural dyes and kalamkari prints designed for contemporary tastes and modern lifestyles. Sarees will be available in a variety of borders, khadi and kalamkari designed and produced exclusively by DAMA.

dāram brings its exciting range of garments for women and men. dāram is Hyderabad’s exclusive cotton handloom garment store. dāram garments are made from pre-shrunk hand woven fabrics and come in a variety of colours, textures and hand-block prints. The range of garments includes long kurtas, short kurtas, salwars, churidhars & dupattas for women and kurtas, short kurtas and shirts for men.

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.

Lady Jehangir Hall
Kothari Memorial Hall,
15, Queen’s Road,
Bengaluru- 560001
Mob: 09573372340

12th – 15th June 2013

10.30am – 8pm

Product range available at the exhibition

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 checksKalamkari prints on kora and coloured fabrics & dupattas

Zari and thread border sarees in fine and medium counts from the strongholds of Andhra’s weaving centresKalamkari and natural dyed Khadi sarees

dāram product range
Long and Short Kurtas, Salwars, Churidars and Dupattas
Wovens in various textures, colours, styles and cuts
Handblock prints on hand-woven fabrics in natural dye Ajrakh prints of
Kutch, Gujarat and chemical prints of Sanganeer, Rajasthan
Long and Short Kurtas, full and half sleeve shirts for men
Kora and natural dye wovens in various textures