Traditional art of Shital Pati weaving of SylhetBangladesh
Representative List 2017
EN: Banitosh Dey Gurudas collecting raw materials for shital pati, Murta, in Hinganagar, Tangail
EN: Murta plants are being taken from nature to the weaving community
EN: Pulling out of cane-slips (beti) from the Murta plants a Rajnagar, Moulavibazar
EN: The strings are being boiled in a mixture of boiled rice juice, hogplum leaves, and boalilota to give them their smooth shiny texture
EN: Members of the same family are involved in weaving the strings derived from Murta plants.
EN: Details showing how patterns are formed
EN: Mokhhi Rani weaving shital pati sitting in her veranda at Hinganagar, Tangail
EN: Artisans themselves are taking their products to the village fai at Hinganagar, Tangail
EN: Weavers selling their products in paati-haat at Hinganagar village in Tangail. The second shot is from a pati store at a town market in Tangail.
EN: Shital pati serves both the Hindus and the Muslims. The prayer mat in the first picture adorns Islamic motif; the second picture shows shital pati being used for a Hindu wedding ritual.