More than 250 weavers from Nadia district of Bengal have put up an exhibition at Sri Sankara Hall. Pure cotton fabrics, hand made with embroidery and needle work, canvas colours are all available here. Jalchuris, butadras, jamdanis, balchuras and ore are on display. A variety of Nakshis in Tangail border sarees in more than 251 designs will be the highlight of this collection. It is a good place to stop by to pick up some sarees in time for Deepavali. Till Nov 8. At 267, T. T. K. Road, Alwarpet. For details call 09331038076.
A new collection of sarees is available at Mrignayanee in time for Deepavali. This collection has traditional handloom plain and hand block printed Maheswari sarees, Chanderi, Tusser and Kota sarees, crepe sarees and more. Cotton Bagh printed, batik and block printed sarees and dress materials are also available. A 20% discount is being offered on all items. Till Nov 9. At 180,Luz Church road, (adj. to Navshakthi Vinayagar temple), Mylapore. Ph: 24985497, 9444120027.
KSIC Mysore silk sarees with pure gold zari from Karnataka will be on display and for sale from Nov 4 to Nov 9. Heritage weaving ‘cocoon to fabric’ process and some vintage sarees will also be on display. Inauguration on Nov 4 by Nalini Chidambaram. At C. P. Art Center, 1, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.