Gollabhama Essay

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Gollabhama is an intricate and laborious form of artwork done on saris. It is one of the Prides of Telanga state. Gollabhama is a old art of 50 years.It is well known for the weaver’s most favorite motif “The Milk Maid” a lady carrying the milk pot. Each motif is much thought fully placed according to the design layout of the sari. A typical cotton sari is in white color with various bright colored motives. Later gollabhama started to weave a beauty and profit trough silk saris. Silk gollabhama came in vivid eye-catching colors though the motives were still the same.
Process of making gollabhama saris
Preparation of Koramaal or the yarn
This is the process of mixing same or different categories of fibers to get desired
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The end- product from the simplex is called as Roving.
The roving is fed into the ring-frame and is made into yarn by further Drafting and twisting.
Basic Functions of Ring-Frame
To draft the roving until the required fineness is achieved
To impart strength to the fibers, by inserting twist.
Depending upon the yarn count required the drafting and twisting can be adjusted.
Textile Dyeing:
Dyeing is the process of imparting colors to a textile material in loose fiber, yarn, cloth or garment form by treatment with a dye. Dyeing is also the process of coloring textile materials by immersing them in an aqueous solution of dye, called liquid liquor. Normally the dye liquor consists of dye, water and an auxiliary. To improve the effectiveness of dyeing, heat is usually applied to the dye liquor.
By definition Dyes can be said to be colored, ionizing and aromatic organic compounds which shows an affinity towards the substrate to which it is being applied. It is generally applied in a solution that is aqueous. Dyes may also require a mordant to better the fastness of the dye n the material o which it is applied. The dyes were obtained from animal, vegetable or mineral origin with no or very little processing. By far the greatest source of dyes has been from the plant kingdom, notably roots, berries, bark, leaves and wood, but only a few have ever been used on a

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