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Rib Mat

Background

A placemat or table mat is a covering or pad designating an individual place setting, unlike the larger table cloth that covers the entire surface. Placemats are made from many different materials depending on their purpose: to protect, decorate, entertain or advertise. Materials and production methods range from mass produced and commercial, to local and traditional.

Material Used

Materials used for development of Placemats are 2/10’s cotton in warp and in weft Different natural fibers material like Straw(korai),Coconut sticks, banana fibre, bamboo stick, Jute Grass (sambhu) in any thickness alone or combined with any counts of cotton yarn is used.

Technique applied

All the designs are developed by treadle technique of weaving on frame loom. 

How to Distinguish

  • It is one of the component of table linen.
  • It is rectangular piece of cloth of size 30-35 cm width and 45-50 cm length.
  • It is generally woven or sometimes may have print design as per the requirement.

Source : India Handloom Brand



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