Dulichand is an inmate in the Central Jail Jaipur. He is in his 30’s and is a dedicated weaver and a perceptive designer. He learned to weave from the workshops held in Jail when they first started 2 years ago, but quickly learned to express his thoughts in colours and patterns. Since he had no prior experience, he is one of those weavers that designs without any preconceived notions.
Fande ke beechDulichand’s carpet looks like one that is still in the process of being made at the loom. Its hazy and unclear designs are actually what you seem come through the loom when a rug is being woven. The colours are bright and beautiful, but muddled. The top of the rug features rugs, something he imagines instead of the barbed wire curls on the walls of the jail. ‘Fande ke beech’ means between the knots, and it’s how Dulichand wanted to express the designs on his rug.