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The Patola, A hand made Silken Tixtile manufactured at Patan in northn Gujarat is an Art Historically atleast several centuris ols As per legend from 4th A.D. It is recorded in relegious books like Ramayan & Narshiha Puran that patola were used in grea tceremony. It is beleived that this traditional art received great patronage during chalukya period of Kin Kumarpal as Aueen used to wear a new Patola every day.
While in Preparing Patola colouring and design pattern are evolved on each thread. Different colour and pattern are matched exactly on horizontal and vertical threads in weaving. This is the secret of Patola A set design evolved through colouring cross threads is known as "Double Ikat".
The designs are first drawn on papers to achieve accuracy in tie & knots, and then transferred to looms, with great care and cautiousness. A craftsman (Weaver) can weave only five to six inches within a day. After working for 10 to 12 hours, no Sunday holiday and whole family working together, it takes one and half year to complete a patola saree.