The Real Madras Handkerchief: Squares unravelling stories
This research project delved into the significance of the Real Madras Handkerchief (RMHK) to the textile industry and to India through the collection of information about its history and current status. This paper elaborates on the origins and the history of the cloth in relation to certain regions, which have inculcated the fabric in their culture. The researchers also explore identity of the RMHK by studying what RMHK symbolizes in India, its different designs and the current situation of both the cloth and its weavers.
Faculty MentorProf. Neeta Sharma
Group MembersNisha Joshi, Nethra Singhi, Saidev Reddy, Shargava Sandeep, Hrishikesh Bodas, Ramya Nair, Shivani Yerva, Kevin George, Siddharth Sachdev, Aravind Kodipaka