Kullu is the capital town of the Kullu District in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located on the banks of the Beas River in the Kullu Valley about ten kilometres north of the airport at Bhuntar. This valley is famous for its temples, beauty and its majestic hills covered with pine and deodar forest and sprawling apple orchards and hand woven textiles especially stole, shawl, muffler and tweed. The design is inspired from the engraving on wall of temples and Buddhist monasteries.
The material used for their weaving is pure wool of count 2/56 -2/60 Nm in warp and weft. For designing, pure wool is used in extra weft. Bright colors are used generally to give an attractive look.
Technical Specifications of Kullu Shawl:
2/ 44’s, to 2/ 64’s Woolen Worsted
2/ 44’s to 2/ 64’s Woolen Worsted , Hand Spun- Pashmina, Angora, etc.