Bed cover is a piece of cloth woven in gray or bleached or coloured yarn with or without checks or in floral or in geometrical designs with oven border and/or heading having a decorative or coloured effect as inter covering of a bed when not in use.
The tapestry is a highly figured and electorate designs. The tapestry constructions are suited for hangings, sofas ,rugs, upholsteries, table covers etc.
Lungi is a piece of cloth wearied by males and is a traditional item in the export list. lungies are generally in coloured check patterns and plain weaves but they may also have elaborate colourful prints and designs.
Checks / Fabrics
These are the cotton fast colour shirting's in check and stripes , woven mainly from 60s/40s on fly shuttle pit looms in Dhaka and Sirajgonj belt. These fabrics having numerous colour patterns in warp and weft , have great demand in European markets.
Jamdani is a traditional superfine handloom fabric which has evolved through generations of outstanding craftsmanship . Jamdani is woven on pit looms The designs in the jamdani are geometrical. Two persons generally work together at a piece of Jamdani. It has a very good export market.
Culture and Heritage of Jamdani Saree
Brocket / MirpurBenarashi Saree.
Mirpur Benarashi is a traditional superfine handloom fabric . Basically this is a brocade with cotton or zari threads .The Benarashi is woven in pit looms. It has also a very good export market
Tangail Muslins / Silks
Tangail Muslins is a traditional superfine handloom fabric . Basically this is highly ornamented and fashion saree silk cotton with cotton or zari threads .The moslin is woven on pit looms.. It has also a very good export market.
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The handloom is simply a weaving device made of wood and iron mainly operated by hand ,relying solely on human metabolic energy. It requires a space barely 8 sq. metres. Handloom weaving is a cottage based industry spread through out the country. The sounds of the handloom is the music of the rural home inviting fortune to them. In the process of weaving the handloom weaver create a harmony of motion and rhythm. The vast majority of Bangladeshi handlooms are engaged in weaving cotton and blended fabrics although handloom cloth of silk earned a good reputation. Famous areas for silk weaving are Rajshahi, Tangail and Nobabgonj . Rajshahi produces mainly silk sarees, a special type of cloth weared by the women folk . Tangail produces also silk saree namely Tangail Muslin and Narayangonj produces the famous Jamdani saree, silk sarees Tangail Muslins and famous jamdani. Zari work called brocade is also famous in Mirpur, Dhaka .In Bangladesh there are different schools of weaving on jacquard, dobby, frame and pit looms .Product assortments made of other are saree , lungie, gamsa, grameen check fabrics, printed bed covers, pillow covers, table mats, kitchen and hand towels, apron, curtain and upholstery, furnishing fabrics, bags bandage etc.