Indian weavers turning to vettiver fibre to weave sarees

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Indian weavers turning to vettiver fibre to weave sarees
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The traditional weavers of Anakaputhur is a town in Kancheepuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, who are bent on keeping the creative legacy of the place alive have now turned to ‘vettiver’ (Chrysopogon zizanioides) as raw material for a fabric, after trying their hands at several natural fibres, including aloe vera, coconut husk, banana, and jute.

The traditional weavers of Anakaputhur is a town in Kancheepuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, who are bent on keeping the creative legacy of the place alive have now turned to ‘vettiver’ (Chrysopogon zizanioides) as raw material for a fabric, after trying their hands at several natural fibres, including aloe vera, coconut husk, banana, and jute.
 

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