Though the production of cotton, home furnishing is spread all over the country, its
concentration is in the following areas :-
Andhra Pradesh -- is famous for shirting fabrics, block
printed fabrics and made-ups, bed spreads and household textiles.
Assam -- produces striped shawls and printed dress materials,
90 per cent of country's eri silk and 100 per cent of muga silk
Bihar -- produces tasar and finer cotton
Gujarat -- is popular for its block-printed fabrics and
made-ups, tinsel printing fabrics, tie-dye materials, masru fabrics and embroidered
Haryana -- is famous for cotton furnishings, waste cotton
furnishings, bedspreads, durries, towels and woollen items.
Jammu and Kashmir -- is popular for its woollen carpets,
woollen shawls, woollen durries, silk items and crewal embroidered fabrics and made-ups.
Karnataka -- is not only the main production centre for silk,
raw silk and silk goods but also famous for cotton and cotton textiles.
Kerala -- is popular for its crepe, casement, mixed/blended
fabrics and made-ups furnishings shirting materials, towels, bath mats and table &
Madhya Pradesh -- is famous for its block printed fabrics and
made-ups, tinsel printing fabrics, fine muslins, cotton sarees with silk borders, finer
cotton dhoties and sarees.
Maharashtra -- is popular for cotton textiles, cotton
block-printed fabrics, and tinsel printing fabrics.
Orissa -- produces fine cotton fabrics, tasar silk items and
Batik printed items.
Punjab -- has the highest number of woollen mills and
produces woollen items and phulukari embroidery.
Pondicherry -- weaves shirting fabrics and
Rajasthan -- fine muslins and cotton sarees are woven in Kota
& block painted fabrics, furnishings, bedspreads, tinsel printing and tie-dye
Tamil Nadu -- is famous for lungies and shirting fabrics,
bedspreads, towels, household textiles furnishings, handkerchiefs, block-printed fabrics,
U.P.-- is famous for checked and striped cottons, fine
muslins block printed fabrics and made-ups, bedcovers/quilt covers, furnishings. U.P is
also famous for its chickan embroidery and Etawah for striped bedspreads, cotton carpets,
woollen carpets, silk items, sarees, dress materials.
West Bengal -- known for finer cotton muslins, cotton
silk materials, mixed fabrics and block printed fabrics, kantha embroidery.
75 percent of jute production is from West Bengal.
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