Needleworkers held bright purple fabric with floral patterns

Craftsmen doing needlework
Craftsmen doing needlework
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While walking through the city of Kolkata, I came across a small workshop. Inside, some men were doing needlework. It is not unusual to see people doing this kind of handiwork in the city. One might think that needlework is a woman's job, but there are many male craftsmen as well.

The two men in the photo were sitting opposite each other in a small workshop. They were spreading out a bright purple fabric with a floral pattern and seriously checking the quality of their embroidery. Both men were so busy checking the finished embroidery that when I stood close by and pointed my camera at them, they paid no attention to me.

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Jul 2012 INDIA PEOPLE

PHOTO DATA

No

6665

Shooting Date

Jun 2011

Posted On

July 30, 2012

Modified On

March 8, 2022

Place

Kolkata, India

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

OLYMPUS PEN E-P2

Lens

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42MM

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