Having added side squares to my quilt its time to post  photos.  I just love the fabric from which the squ are cut. I have been saving it for far too long and decided to use  it this time around. It is a red and black handloom  from orissa, a state in eastern India.  It had lovely chakras or wheels in it which draw inspiration from the suntemple at Konark. I wonder how much time it took the weaver to make the pattern and weave it into fabric. You can see a few details in the photo below but none of the chakras could be retained in full.

A fabric from the East

A fabric from the East

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