Textiles of Bihar

Bihar is the largest producer of tassar silk in India. There are three varieties of silk produced and woven in the state: tassar, mulberry and eri silk. Bhagalpur is the paradise for tassar weaving. The shades produced are cream, light brown, beige, grey, camel colour, coffee, and gold tones. Handspun yarn is woven into high quality khadi cloth with the blend of synthetic yarn.

Sursand in north Bihar has artists working with mica and using bright colours and the motifs include dots and stars. The chunris(long scarfs or the dupattas worn with suits) of Bihar have motifs like, parrots, peacocks elephants, mangoes,conches, and fish, as well as large panels with customary motifs of deities.

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