Community, Local Practices and Cultural Sustainability: A Case Study of Sambalpuri Ikat Handloom
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Handloom weaving and craft practices by local artisan communities have a strong cultural identity. Handloom textiles are the scoreline of culture, history, heritage and holistic approach of creation using traditional craft techniques with no hazardous impact on the environment.
‘Sustainability’, more than just a buzzing term today, is a philosophy. Cultural sustainability attempts to preserve culture and heritage beliefs and local practices. This chapter explores the case of Sambalpuri Ikat Handloom, which symbolizes the rich cultural heritage of the craft, the artisan communities and the local artisanship that has been passed on from generations to generations. These beautiful traditional designs demand scientific insights for sustainable production process to ensure socially responsible contribution for cultural sustainability.
KeywordsCommunity Localism Handloom Sambalpuri Ikat Cultural Sustainability Traditional Textiles
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This research could be potentially used to teach to the students pursuing fashion/textile design/management courses. (Appendix 1).
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