Satranjis / Floor Rugs

Satranjis / Floor Rugs


In addition to fine cloth, satranjis a floor rug, made from a mixture of jute and cotton yarn, is woven on a simple horizontal loom made from bamboo and jute string in Nisbetganj. A vertical loom is set up in a weaver's home for tapestry or rug making. The reed or shana is generally made from wood and wire or string whereas the maku or shuttle is made from wood. Other implements required for processing the yarn include a natai and charkha for winding the yarn, a nail or bobbin.

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