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Revival of muga silk in Assam.

Pallavi Siotia

Revival of muga silk in Assam.

by Pallavi Siotia

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Published by Chelsea College of Art and Design in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBA thesis -- 2004
ContributionsChelsea College of Art and Design.
The Physical Object
Pagination41p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22063191M

Muga silk sliver. 50g, Organic ethically produced silk tops. Royal Muga silk. Spinning, felting, embellishments, paper making and crafts. Yarnyarnyarns 5 out of 5 stars (2,) $ $ $ (30% off). Mekhela Chadar Silk () Assam Muga Saree (0) Assam Silk Saree (57) Wedding Collection (2) Bestsellers. Add to Wish List. Add to Compare. Assam Silk Saree. Rs. 9, ASSAM PAT SILK SAREE COLOR: WHITE THREAD: SUTA WORK MOTIF: BLACK S Rs. 9, Ex Tax: Rs. 9, Add to Wish List. Add to Compare. Assam Silk Saree.

Dolled Up in Muga Silk Sarees Muga Silk Sarees originated in Assam and have now become a national style statement for many. These sarees are exclusively produced in Assam and are distinguished by the golden yellow colour of the saree. Glossy fine texture and golden sheen of Muga silk makes it superior from the rest of the Indian silk sarees. Antheraea assamensis, known as the muga silkworm as a larva and Assam silk moth as an adult, is a moth of the family species was first described by T. W. Helfer in It is found in Assam in northeast India where 99% of its production occurs.. The larva feed on Cinnamomum, Laurus, Litsea, Carpinus, Persea, Magnolia, Michelia, Quercus, Sarcostemma Family: Saturniidae.

Mayuri Silk Palace (Assam Silk), Gauhati. K likes. Ensemble of Traditional Assamese Sarees and Mekhla ChadarsFollowers: K.   Muga Silk is the pride of Assam and is a nature’s gift to the state. It is the only state in the country which produces Muga silk by rearing “Antheraea assamensis” or Muga worm (in Assamese.


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Revival of muga silk in Assam by Pallavi Siotia Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pure Muga without border smal booti saree 1. Pat muga multi king khup saree 1. Pat muga small booti without border saree. Muga silk industry of Assam has been an integral and important element in the socio-economic life of Assam from time immemorial. Muga silk industry has been passing through a number of problems for Which it fails to deliver the goods up to its types of bio-diversity, and insect plants are related with this : Raju Phukan.

Muga, the Golden silk of Assam is made to the world by a French traveller Jean Joseph Tavernier(). The silk was the royal fabric of Ahom kings who ruled Assam for 6 centuries till weaving in Assam is one of the largest and oldest industry in Assam. it is a way of life in Assam since time : Sailajananda Saikia.

Sampa Das, Revivalist Of the Golden Muga Silk of Assam. 1, likes. The best weaves from Assam, that's what we bring to you on this Page. Muga, one of the rarest and finest Silks, produced in ers: K. Muga or the golden silk, which is obtained from semi domesticated silkworm Antheraea assamensis is endemic to the Brahmaputra culture or sericulture is a traditional cottage industry, rooted in the life and culture of Assam.

However, climate change has posed a grave threat to the future of this national : NE NOW NEWS. Rituparna wearing pat muga saree white with black Price Muga Silk Industry of Assam in Historical Perspectives.

By Dr. Raju Phukan. Gargaon College guri, Sivasagar, Assam. Abstract - The muga silk industry of Assam has been in existence since time immemorial. In Assam, muga silk weaving is an ancient craft, though there is no definite and precise mention of the time of its origin.

Assam Silk. Assam Silk (Muga silk) is the product of the silkworm endemic to Assam. The larvae of these moths feed on som (Machilus bombycina) and sualu (Litsaea polyantha) leaves. The silk produced is known for its glossy fine texture and durability.

It was previously reported that muga silk cannot be dyed or bleached due to “low porosity”. Assam’s age-old, indigenous silk fabric — be it the Pat, Muga or Eri — has, with age, gracefully adapted to the changing times. “If you want to Author: Azera Parveen Rahman.

Muga silk is a variety of wild silk geographically tagged to the state of Assam in silk is known for its extreme durability and has a natural yellowish-golden tint with a shimmering, glossy texture. It was previously reserved for the use of : Assam.

ASSAM TOS MUGA SAREE COLOR: MUGA THREAD: SUTA Rs. 22, Add to Wish List. Add to Compare. Mekhela Chaddar ASSAM SILK MEKHELA CHADDAR CHADDAR: KESA PAT Rs. 10, Add to Wish List. Add to Compare A happy Silkalay Customer says.

While muga production in Assam amounts to about 1,40, kg per year, eri silk has still not tapped to its full potential. “When we extract thread from a silk worm’s cocoon, it is not easy to scoop out everything as the thread at the bottom is very delicate, and it tears.

Rearing of Muga silkworm Muga silkworm rear in out door on tree. One tree can be utilized for two rearing in a year alternately during spring and autumn, thus one full grown tree can yield cocoons in a year and 5 trees are required to produce cocoons which yield one kg.

of muga silk. Muga silk is the product of the silkworm Antheraea assamensis endemic to Assam. The larvae of these moths feed on som (Machilus bombycina) and sualu (Litsaea polyantha) silk produced is known for its glossy, fine texture and durability.

It was previously reported that muga silk cannot be dyed or bleached due to "low porosity", but this is incorrect; muga takes dye like any other silk. weaving make muga culture a unique profession for the people of Assam. The Ahom kings of Assam ( AD) patronized the culture of muga silkworm Antheraea assamensis (Helfer) for production of rare golden silk.

Presently, ab families in Assam are directly associated with muga culture. Apart from Assam, muga culture is also File Size: KB. Yellow Tos Contrast Assam Silk Mekhela Chadar Handcrafted Red Handled Water Hyacinth Handbags 1, Rs.

Toss Muga Riha HandMade mekhela Chador 3, Rs. 3, Rs. Assam muga/moonga silk fabric natural colour inches wide{ cms},25 mm weight Muga silk is a wonderful gift of nature extracted from a species of insect not to be found any where in the world except in the North Eastern region of India. Muga is obtained from semi domesticated silk worm called aantheraea asamenisis.

Muga can be uka (plain) or with a mermaid of intricate designs. Kinkhap is a hugely used design in Muga. Durability is Muga silk's quintessential character and makes it so special that it can be inherited from one generation to another.

InAssam acquired the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Muga silk. Assam is the only place in the world which produces three type of silk – golden Muga, white Pat and warm Eri silk. The centre of this silk industry is in Sualkuchi. Sualkuchi is a small town which is almost 40 kilometres away from Guwahati.

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Muga Silk of Assam got a Geographical Indication (GI) registration in and ina Logo for GI- Muga Silk of Assam. was also registered (Registered GI applications no 55 & ).File Size: 2MB.

We have listed the five renowned shopping outlets in Guwahati to give you the best Assamese silk shopping experience. Silkalay. The best shop in Guwahati for all sorts of silk clothes, Silkalay never fails to charm its customers.

Be it Muga silk or Pat Silk, the shop has a wide range of choice, beginning from an attractive range of Rs The largest village in Assam, Sualkuchi is like a weaver’s paradise.

The sobriquet of Sualkuchi which refers to it as the ‘Silk village’ is re-confirmed the moment one enters the village. The village wears a festive look every day and every small or large shop is adorned with the display of colourful mekhela chador or silk sarees.

The symbols and motifs which were woven on the silk.