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Vol. 12, Special Issue 12 (2023)

A step towards preserving ritualistic stone carved designs of Jageshwar temple

Kalplata Pant and Sakshi
Retailers now have to prioritise, adaptability, flexibility, high design quality, in quick time for market due to ever changing dynamics of fashion industry. The desire to "refresh" product lines in the fiercely competitive fashion market gave rise to tiny retail collections. Today's textile designers can draw inspiration from a variety of sources such as from our nation's rich traditional past, which spans worldwide. The famous Jageshwar temple complex is situated at about thirty kilometers from main Almora city of Uttarakhand state. The temple is constructed with large stones and these stones were carved. The stone carved designs of Jageshwar temple are unique these stone carved designs depicting various postures of lord Shiva and other Hindu deities. Many of the designs are broken due to various reasons. Stone designs of Jageshwar temple could get damaged in future, transferring them onto textile will preserve them for future. In this context a study has been carried out to develop new textile designs with technology to enrich the field of designing. In order to create designs, designs were collected from Jageshwar temple. Stone carved designs were selected from Jageshwar temple according to their suitability for textile products. Further designs were edited and adapted by CorelDRAW X8 software. The adapted designs were evaluated and designs repeat arrangements were developed from each selected design. Colour combinations were developed using Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week Colour Palette. T-shirt was selected as product in the study. Unisex t-shirts were prepared in medium size using sublimation printing technique. T-shirts were assessed on different parameters. It was revealed from results that all the designs were highly accepted by respondents.
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Kalplata Pant and Sakshi. A step towards preserving ritualistic stone carved designs of Jageshwar temple. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(12S): 431-437.
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