Wednesday, April 15, 2009

ABC Wednesday - M for Mat weaving

Mat weavers resting a while on a hot sunny afternoon in Santacruz(East), a suburb of Mumbai.
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34 comments:

  1. Great shot! It's one of the great things about blogging, to be able to have a look at how people in other countries live. Thanks!

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  2. Good one! Your pix are great. Wish I could find a site like this about Delhi - since I'm a Dilliwalli myself! Just kidding. This is a lovely blog - love the shot of Crawford Market.

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  3. Love your shots, like this one of an ancient & worthy occupation!
    Aloha & Namaste

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  4. Another great shot...I like all the different lines. Thanks for another view into such an interesting part of the world.

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  5. Interesting view! Lots of activity in a non-moving fashion. Nice post!

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  6. I couldn't see the men until I enlarged the photo. Very interesting shot. We don't have many people who work with their hands that way anymore...unfortunately.

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  7. This is very creative, everything starts from scratch... hard work...

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  8. Are they doing this by the roadside? this is something not so easy to do, it may look easy but required some nimble fingers to do it.

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  9. c'est un beau métier a tisser, bonne idée de nous le presenter

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  10. Creative way to earn some cash..Thanks for sharing.

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  11. All my sympathy for them doing this for living.
    You are doing a great job by giving to us also this point of life, not only most beautiful part of it.
    This made at least think.

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  12. I like the weaved mats. They make for nice Indian alternatives to bulky sofas and beds and even curtains at times.

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  13. Must be hard to make earn living this way! Great shot.

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  14. Excellent post, Magiceye! Such hard work to make by hand.

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  15. Even mat weavers need to take a break in the heat of the day.

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  16. Interesting and a great shot. I had never thought about mats being woven by hand; a time consuming task I suspect.

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  17. Great shot!
    Your city has so different places, very interesting!
    Kind regards
    Léia

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  18. it's amazing to see traditional artisans working away

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  19. I would love to see the finised product, thanks for the photo.

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  20. Great posts, ABC and My world.

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  21. I love these glimpses into your world .. the simplest acts offer insight into your culture .. and a lovely photo!

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  22. Actually see real handcrafted goods these days is unusual.

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  23. Is this craft done by only men or is it something done more by communities

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  24. I admore people who are so creative with their hands. Interesting post and picture.

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  25. I love the textures and lines in this.

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  26. How picturesque ! I like that !

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  27. It must be back-breaking work! Who can blame them for taking a break?

    It took me a while to see where they were hiding.

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  28. Another enjoyable photo. I love visiting Mumbai through your lens. Always so interesting. Thank you!

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  29. Interesting view about jobs in your country.

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  30. What a great photo! It would be neat to see them at work.. it looks like it must be an interesting process.

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  31. I love these glimpses into your world .. the simplest acts offer insight into your culture .. and a lovely photo!

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  32. Love your shots, like this one of an ancient & worthy occupation!
    Aloha & Namaste

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  33. Another great shot...I like all the different lines. Thanks for another view into such an interesting part of the world.

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