Length: 6.5 meters ; Width: 47 inches
Blouse Piece: Yes, the 5th image is of the blouse piece
Wash Care: Dry Wash
Note: The mannequin is wearing a blouse from our in house collection
Fabric: Hand batik cotton
Disclaimer: Slight colour variations are due to photography location and light conditions
The ancient craft of wax-resist dyeing called Batik adds a timeless charm to this saree. Wax-resist dyeing has been a part of somany ancient civilisations across the world and can be uniquely characterised by thelocal motifs and designs used. Specifically in India, Batik is said to have over 2000 years of history. Materials such as wax or rice starch was used to create the resistance to dye and thus create the Batik designs. The entire process involves various steps such as drawing the basic pattern, redrawing using wax and then applying the dye.Then, the wax is removed after the fabric dries. THis is done multiple times to create various patterns with different colours.The process of dyeing is something that has been passed down by generations of artisans and the stunning designs created by these master craftsmen are timeless.