Punja Dhurries of Punjab

Weaving durries is a primordial art prevailing since ages. Weaving is done on adda or on an elementary loom. Home spun yarn is the main raw material requied which is divided into three to sixty yarns. To get the weft these hanks are tinted- into many different colours and today the colours are chemical preparations. In the earlier times henna, madder, bark of walnut and turmeric were used for coloring.