Volume : VII, Issue : I, January - 2017

A STUDY ON HANDLOOM WEAVERS OF THANJAVUR, TAMILNADU

R. Vinayagamoorthy, Dr. B. Baskaran

Abstract :

 Handloom Weaving has been a well thought out now days as a striking pillar to uplift due to its newly  recognized potential. From recent past years, it succeeded in gauging the required attention which was long  due and if taken care of in yesteryears it would have been one of the corner stone in enhancing a major  portion of our society. Being a niche producing industry it always marks a reflection of inherited asset of our country and steadily it is on the way to capture the marts around the globe. Undoubtedly the art as a profession has been  labeled as the occupation for those who are unable to shift to other growing professions, and the evidence for this lies in current situation where many of the entities in the society is in the process of making remarkable attempts to  conserve and cultivate the art.The study deals with making a descriptive research of one of that similar entity who  aims to sustain the hand weaving tradition of Thanjavur. The investigation will foster to probe about the  contributions it made for the weavers and the current situation specifying their satisfaction level of working under this  society. The schedules were used to collect the primary data. Sample of 50 weavers has been drawn to construct a pilot  study.

 

Keywords :

weavers   niche   art   handloom   silk.  

Article: Download PDF   DOI : 10.36106/ijar  

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R.VINAYAGAMOORTHY, Dr.B.BASKARAN, A STUDY ON HANDLOOM WEAVERS OF THANJAVUR, TAMILNADU, Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 7 | Issue : 1 | JANUARY 2017


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