Boita Coffee Cream Sambalpuri Silk
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. This is a 'Peri Peri' pattern meaning a band of ikat work (here beautiful boita or ships) are sandwiched vertically between two checkered blocks of S-shape bandha or tie and dye work across the length of the saree. The anchal has jhoti (alpana) bandha work woven on it. Make this a chic addition to your wardrobe for special occasions at any time of the year! Wear this peri peri silk saree to charm one and all!
Link of the blouse worn by model is- Purple Flower Blouse