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Kalmkari-1India has a long history of expertise in textile and fabric dyeing, some of which were found in the Mohenjo Daro and Egyptian tombs. One such art is Kalamkari. The Mughals patronized this craft in the 17th century. It was presented in the recent Lakme Fashion Week. Kalamkari tradition is believed to have started in the 4th century and has continued to be practised mainly in Machilipatnam and Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh. Continue reading