A woman spins bobbins (bottom, center) from a single yarn bundle.
Bobbins are placed in a wooden shuttle (seen in the weaver’s hands), which is then moved back and forth through alternating threads to create the weave
Eco Kargha weaver Poonam Devi prepares bobbins of silk thread. January 2013.
Bindu, one of Eco Kargha's weavers, is respected by his neighbors and has strong opinions on the development that is needed in his slum. January 2013.
A silk weaver at his loom in Bhagalpur. January 2013.
Sanjeev prepares silk thread for the loom. January 2013.
Sanjeev (left) explains the process of spinning bobbins to Upaya's Sriram Gutta. January 2013.