January 17, 2015


Sal trees reflected in a cast iron kadhai over a wood stove at Narmohan Das’ silk home-industry. The boiling water is going to be used to make dye from harad – a bitter dried seed pod used as a digestive in triphala and churan. Handwoven fabric is dipped into it, allowed to rest, and then hung up to dry. The resulting silk is a  beautifully muted charcoal gray – absolutely my favorite color.
#Assam #travel #handmade #handicrafts #India #silk #natural


2 Responses to “Reflected”

  1. Gopal says: All Sal’s autoshop in this movie remind me of

  2. Gopal says: I have my own version of “Gone in sixty seconds.”

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