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Alpona (Saree)

Sale priceRs. 4,960.00 Regular priceRs. 6,200.00

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Product Type: Saree

Length:   5.50 m (550.00 cm)  ; Width:  1.19 m (119.38 cm)

Blouse Piece: No

Fabric: Handloom Cotton

Wash Care: Dry Wash 

Blouse:  Su, the model is wearing size S blouse called Aaravi 

Disclaimer: The pictures are clicked in daylight. Color may vary slightly from the image due to the screen brightness.

What You will Recieve: 1 Saree

The white of rice paste smeared her tiny fingers. But such as the process of creation – you had to get your hands dirty, to let the artistic juices flow. She watched her older siblings trace delicate motifs with their hands – owls, conch shells and lotus flowers were said to be most auspicious. She knew the goddess would visit later that day, and the art would invite her into their homes. And so, she was anxious – what if her art wasn’t good enough? What if the goddess preferred someone else’s alpona to hers?

But then, she remembered what her father always told her – if you hold love in your heart and give it your best shot, you have nothing to fear. She took a deep breath and drew tiny little flowers. She ensconced them in little circles, around which she traced fronds and birds. No, this wasn’t the alpona of her aunts and sisters – it was one she’d created for the goddess with her own mind. It was neither perfect nor too elaborate. But she’d made it with love and she knew the goddess would see that.

Begin the festivities by draping this light-as-air maroon and gold mul cotton saree.

 

The mul cotton is what we call ‘made in heaven’ at Suta. Known in West Bengal as mul mul, the fabric is buttery soft and delicately beautiful. The weave of this fabric is very fine, and this lends a very fluid texture to it that makes draping it a breeze. It is truly like a hug that wraps you in its love! 

Jamdani, an incredibly intricate weaving technique, is not just a craft but a legacy. The process of weaving a Jamdani saree takes many days and is a labour of love. The designs are first drawn on graph paper and the weaving pattern is ideated. The design is then woven into the saree by controlling the weft as the warp remains the base. This technique of weaving makes the motifs appear like they are floating on the extremely soft and fluid cotton fabric of the saree. Jamdani sarees are painstakingly woven on handlooms by master weavers and their mastery is reflected in the surreal gorgeousness of each saree.

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