Sambalpuri Handloom Ikat Cotton Saree
Sambalpuri sarees have GI tags and are made by the 'Bhulia' community residing in Western Odisha mainly Sambalpur, Sonepur, Boudh, Bolangir, and adjoining areas. The "Bhulia" community has shown creative excellence by designing innumerable patterns and motifs according to the demands of the customer. The beauty lies in the fact that the designs are theme-based and suitable for casual as well as festive occasions.
There may be unevenness in the selvage and the weave. There may be a loose thread on the backside of the saree. These are the signs of a handloom, handwoven saree. Be happy!
Bandha is popularly known as ikat. In this technique, the warp and the weft are tie-dyed before weaving. If one of warp/weft is tied and dyed prior to weaving, it is called single ikat and when both warp and weft are tie-dyed before weaving, it is called double ikat. The weaving in these clusters is done by the 'Bhulia' Community. The motifs and designs are infinite and is based on a theme. The popular motifs seen are deer, elephant, duck, and lion, as well as floral designs, the Konark wheel, and the Kumbha or temple motifs to name a few.
- 5,5 metres*1,15 metres
- 1. Dry Clean only 2. Do not bleach
- Blouse Piece
- Not Included