“Ilkal sarees are the most affordable staple wear of the women of North Karnataka and Southern Maharashtra. This heritage weave is now on its way to being recognised nationally.” – Vrunda Sekhar for Sarmaya Talks.
Vrunda Sekhar is a handloom specialist from Karnataka. She has been working with weavers in the research, revival and marketing of Ilkal sarees, a 7th Century weave developed by the Chalukyas of Badami. She is on a mission to make Ilkal sarees a national weave and a must-have for every Indian woman.
This event took place on 23rd June, 2023, at Durbar Hall, The Asiatic Society of Mumbai, Fort, Mumbai.