Beige Maheswari Silk Dupatta with Hand Painted Tribal Art

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Weaving Technique

Odisha Ikat is a kind of Ikat, a resist dyeing technique, originating from Indian state of Odisha. Also known as 'Bandha of Odisha'. Bandha can be defined as "A length of systematically arranged yarn, dyed according to a preconceived design in such a manner so as to enable a weaver to portray the design when the yarn is converted to a fabric through the process of weaving". A notable feature in this Ikat is that it depicts the same colourful design motif on both its front and back. No additional yarn is required to produce this effect.

Art Origin

Chanderi, is a town of historical importance in Ashoknagar district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Chanderi sarees are produced from three kinds of fabric: pure silk, Chanderi cotton and silk cotton.The saris are among the finest in India and are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari.





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