Bapta Glamour

SKU: UASS15

Rs. 5,270

Sambalpuri Bandha Saree & Fabrics from GI (Geographical Indications) document says that Tie & Dye weaving in western Odisha came into existence during 600 BC. In traditional handwoven ikat or baandha, one of warp/weft is tied and dyed prior to weaving (single ikat) or both warp and weft are tie-dyed before weaving (double ikat). Weavers are distributed in Bargarh, Boudh, Sonepur, Bolangir, Nuapada & Sambalpur & some parts of Dhenkanal, Kalahandi, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda districts where Meher community reside. For weaving, traditional pit loom with throw/fly shuttle technique is used. Varieties are Sonepuri, Pasapali, Bomkai, Sachipar, Bichitrapuri, Bapta (Cotton & Silk mixed) etc, sarees. “Bapta” is a sambalpuri saree with cotton threads as warp and silk threads on weft. This is extremely soft and glazing to wear. The look is of silk, but actually it has both silk and cotton! For the pallu and blouse piece, cotton has been used on both warp and weft, as otherwise the pallu bandha cannot be done with silk threads. Glamour which is also light on the pocket!

Sambalpuri Bandha Saree & Fabrics from GI (Geographical Indications) document says that Tie & Dye weaving in western Odisha came into existence during 600 BC. In traditional handwoven ikat or baandha, one of warp/weft is tied and dyed prior to weaving (single ikat) or both warp and weft are tie-dyed before weaving (double ikat). Weavers are distributed in Bargarh, Boudh, Sonepur, Bolangir, Nuapada & Sambalpur & some parts of Dhenkanal, Kalahandi, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda districts where Meher community reside. For weaving, traditional pit loom with throw/fly shuttle technique is used. Varieties are Sonepuri, Pasapali, Bomkai, Sachipar, Bichitrapuri, Bapta (Cotton & Silk mixed) etc, sarees. “Bapta” is a sambalpuri saree with cotton threads as warp and silk threads on weft. This is extremely soft and glazing to wear. The look is of silk, but actually it has both silk and cotton! For the pallu and blouse piece, cotton has been used on both warp and weft, as otherwise the pallu bandha cannot be done with silk threads. Glamour which is also light on the pocket!

Length- 6.3 m, Breadth- 47 inch, Weight- 420 gm, Blouse Piece: Included in saree, Material- Mulberry Silk (Bangalore) & Cotton (mercerised), Thread: 2/120 cotton (Warp), 3 ply mulberry silk (Weft)
(1) The colors of the actual product may look slightly different due to different screens used for viewing the digital photography captured. Our endeavor has been to present the true shades of the products as far as possible. (2) There may be loose threads on the backside of pallu of saree, which is a mark of true handwoven and handloom saree. (3) The slight irregularities in the body/anchal/border of saree are to be celebrated as a mark of true handloom products. (4) Wash Care: We advise dry cleaning for the silk sarees and handwashing separately in cold water alongwith drying in shade for our cotton products. Iron Care: Light iron to be used. For pattachitra handpainted items, please iron only on backside. Otherwise use a cotton cloth on top of the painted parts while ironing.

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