Brain and Brown

SKU: UA204C9

Rs. 1,570

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. Maala Bandha Ghagara sarees are made in Bargarh district by very poor SC/ST weavers. They eke out a living by weaving these very simple, light-weight, humble, beautiful ikat sarees. Maala means necklace. Ghagara means dotted lines. As there are bunches of dotted lines between main thicker necklace-like lines all over the body of saree, so it is called Maala Bandha Ghagara. It comes in various colors, and this is a beautiful brown color.  

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. Maala Bandha Ghagara sarees are made in Bargarh district by very poor SC/ST weavers. They eke out a living by weaving these very simple, light-weight, humble, beautiful ikat sarees. Maala means necklace. Ghagara means dotted lines. As there are bunches of dotted lines between main thicker necklace-like lines all over the body of saree, so it is called Maala Bandha Ghagara. It comes in various colors, and this is a beautiful brown color.  

Weight- 496 gm, Breadth- 45 inches, Length- 5.45 m, Blouse piece- Not included in saree, Material- Pure Cotton (Mercerised), Thread Count: 2/100 (warp), 2/100 (weft)
Model is wearing our special blouse which can be purchased here: Yellow Ikat Back (Blouse)
Silver Filigree Jewellery worn by model can be purchased here: 3 Dhatura Together (Pendant)
Big Leaf Dangler (Tops)
Madhumati with Murudi (Bracelet)
(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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