Textile Installation to Showcase 1,900 sarees and drapes of India at Kartavya Path on Republic Day

The Ministry of Culture will be showcasing the ‘Anant Sutra -- The Endless Thread’ textile installation at Kartavya Path on the occasion of Republic Day on Friday (January 26). The ministry said that it will be installed behind the spectators seated in the enclosures. Anant Sutra is a visually stunning tribute to the saree, India’s timeless gift to the fashion world.

Sarees of India

This unique installation will showcase nearly 1,900 sarees and drapes from every corner of the country, mounted at a height with wooden frames along the Kartavya Path. It will have QR codes that can be scanned to know the details about weaving and embroidery arts used in it, an official said.

The Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Amita Prasad Sarbhai, said that the spectacular display of sarees, weaves and embroideries of the different States and Union Territories of India titled 'Anant Sutra' is a visual delight that will form the backdrop to the seating area along the Kartavya Path.

This is the Ministry of Culture’s tribute on behalf of the nation to the women power of India and the millions of weavers of India who have kept this timeless tradition alive through the ages passing the skill through generations, the official added.

News Source: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleaseIframePage.aspx?PRID=1998267

Prasanta Sarkar

Prasanta Sarkar is a textile engineer and a postgraduate in fashion technology from NIFT, New Delhi, India. He has authored 6 books in the field of garment manufacturing technology, garment business setup, and industrial engineering. He loves writing how-to guide articles in the fashion industry niche. He has been working in the apparel manufacturing industry since 2006. He has visited garment factories in many countries and implemented process improvement projects in numerous garment units in different continents including Asia, Europe, and South Africa. He is the founder and editor of the Online Clothing Study Blog.

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