Odisha’s Maritime Links: ‘Bali Jatra’ Collection

By Odisha Bytes 

She embarked on a voyage much like our ‘Sadhabas’ (ancient mariners from the Kalinga empire) and travelled across Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia rediscovering Odisha’s cultural exchange and influence on Southeast Asia, reflected in its art and craft including textile. The Result: Bali Jatra, a contemporary design collection in handwoven silk saris reimagined after an extensive research on motifs, patterns, colours and references of textiles that were traded during that period. Explore More at Retracing Odisha’s Maritime Links: ‘Bali Jatra’ Collection.