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Cotton Dhoti/Mayilkan Variety of Tamil Nadu

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Cotton Dhoti/Mayilkan Variety of Tamil Nadu

Salem district is well known for its saris and men’s veshtis or dhotis made out of fine cotton. The kuyilkan (cuckoo’s eye) and mayilkan peacock’s eye design borders are the unique output of the three-shuttle weave loom from this area.

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