Kalankari refers to the practice of printing on white cloth. Pedana is well known as a center for this type of production. The fabric is used not in saris, but in bedspreads, lungis, and nightwear.

From Colonial lists/Indian power: identity politics in nineteenth century Telugu-speaking India by Michael Katten

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  • Kalankari refers to the practice of printing on white cloth. Pedana is well known as a center for this type of production. The fabric is used not in saris, but in bedspreads, lungis, and nightwear.