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Kullu and Kunnauri Caps

 

w188.jpgCaps, the glorious crown of Himachal Pradesh are now a recognized fashion logo in every hue. Colorful caps fascinate everyone at first instance. The traditional yet stylish headgear has derived its name from the place of its origin. Locally, it is called as Kullu topi and is an important part of a local man's attire/apparel/garments. Alike Kullu district, in some of the other districts also, cap is an important part of male's attire. The designs of the caps represent the area. The Kullu cap is round in shape and is flat on the top. A band of colourful border brightens the front with beautiful pattern, which is separately woven on small looms and the back portion, which covers the head is made of local woolen yarn and sometimes is also made of cotton or any other light material. These days, plain velvet caps in maroon and green colours are also available in the market. Once use of bright colours in the cap was the significant feature of the caps but nowadays, vegetable colours are being used. These caps are categorized as small, medium and large. The price of a Kullu cap depends on the cloth used and the pattern on the border.

 


Technical Specifications of Kullu and Kunnauri Caps:

Yarn Used:

Warp

2/16's woollen worsted or blended.

Weft

2/16's woollen worsted or blended.

Patterning

Warp: 2/44's, 2/48's woollen worsted, acrylic.

Weft: 2/32's woollen worsted, acrylic. 2-3 ply.

Weight

Weight of a Kullu Cap may vary from to .. gm depending on the patterning, design and material used.

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BHUNTAR SHOWROOM
    Himbunkar Bhawan, N.H.21 Main Road Bhuntar, District Kullu (H.P.)
MANALI SHOWROOM
    19, Model Town Manali, District Kullu (H.P.)
SARVARI SHOWROOM
    Sahkar Bhawan, Near Bus Stand Sarvari, District Kullu (H.P.)
SHIMLA SHOWROOM
    24, M.C. Complex, Middle Bazar, Shimla, District Shimla (H.P.)
NAHAN SHOWROOM
    State Cooperative Bank Building, Nahan,District Sirmour (HP.)
PALAMPUR SHOWROOM
    The Mall Palampur, Opp. Kangra Central Cooperative Bank Palampur.
HPTDC SHOWWINDOWS
    Peter Holf, Shimla
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Hotel Barog, Solan
Club House Manali
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Hotel Bhagsu,Mcleodganj
Hotel Dhauladhar, Dharmsala
Hotel Iravati,Chamba
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    Bhalai Shawls, Banikhet
Shiva Shawls, Dalhousie
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    HP-66 0636
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