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Naga women hold on to the tradition of loinloom


Naga women hold on to the tradition of loinloom

Nagaland, Jan 03 (ANI): Weaving is an age-old practice in almost all parts of India especially in the 8 northeastern states. Northeast India is a dwelling place for innumerable tribes and sub-tribes.

They have a distinguished and powerful crafts tradition, of which weaving is a major one. Each tribe of northeast India excels in the craft of weaving.

Women in Nagaland have been earning their livelihood through weaving and the art has gained momentum in the last few years. Naga women have expertise in loinloom and have been producing a wide variety of products, which include rapron skirts, shawls, waist coats, scarf's, aprons, dolls.

Such products were at display at the recently-held Loinloom Festival organized by Ghotoli Swu. They have given a boost to the trade and business of the state.

Besides weaving in loin looms, the women can weave beautiful baskets from waste plastics and other jute yarns. Naga women still continue to cling on to the old traditional weaving method to meet their

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