Boro – now a piece of art

Yesterday at the Nayaab exhibition, in pursuit of excellence in textile crafts of India, I met Neha Puri Dhir – a textile artist.

Buttoned up sophistication

Kesya  is a word derived from kesariya by Divya Shekhawat and Shivangani Singh meaning Saffron is one of the costliest spices in the world, used for seasoning and colouring. But there is a deeper connotation to it which means your darling or the only person you care about the most in this world by calling him “saffron beloved” in Northwestern Indian villages of Punjab, Himachal, UP, Kashmir…