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Ikat Rasta

Rs. 2,100

Whatever she wished for was done before she could ask and she was spoilt crazy by her better half. He watched her sleep and woke her up with a steaming cup of coffee. He never missed a birthday or anniversary and made her feel like she was on top of the world. He loved her to the moon and back and said that he would follow her like a puppy dog behind the pallu of her Ikat saree no matter where she went.

Firmly rooted in the traditional beauty of Ikat, this brown handloom cotton and Ikat saree touches the heights of elegance!

 

Length:  5.5 meters ; Width: 47 inches

Blouse Piece: No

Wash Care: Dry Wash

Note:  Su, the model is wearing a blouse called Maroon and red halter - https://suta.in/products/maroon-red-halter-1

Fabric: Cotton

The handloom cotton is a type of fabric that is woven using hand operated looms. Two sets of interlacing yarns, the warp (length) and weft (width), are woven on a mechanised loom operated by weavers. These looms do not use electricity. Human handling lends the fabrics a unique feel and renders the fabrics more value. The resultant fabric is softer, more durable and much more comfortable than machine-made fabrics. Handloom cotton is more breathable and thus feels lighter in summers and provides more insulation in winters. The dyeing process also becomes easier for handloom cotton as the colour penetration is substantially more. Hues are absorbed better thus look resplendent on handloom cotton.

The art of hand weaving is labour intensive and takes a longer time. But, the beauty it adds to the fabric is priceless. Choosing handloom cotton supports the rich weaving heritage of India and lets the weavers carry on the precious art-form to the future generations as well.

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