Length: 2.5 meters ; Width: 36 inches
1. Hand wash separately in cold water and salt
2. Don't soak it in water for more than 5 minutes
3. Medium iron
Fabric: Cotton Ikat dupatta
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This is a cotton Ikkat dupatta.
Ikat is an art of resist-dyeing where the yarn is coated with resistive materials in specific patterns and then dyed before weaving the fabric. The process of applying dye-resist and dyeing is repeated multiple times to create exquisite patterns. Ikat is an art of dyeing that has been prevalent in many ancient civilizations across the world, specifically in Asia. In India, the art is believed to be over 200 years old.
The base fabric for this dupatta is cotton. The cotton fabric is known for its antiquity of origin yet it has a strong presence in the modern wardrobe as well. The softness and lightness of cotton combined with its strength and versatility makes it one of the most popular choices, especially for the Indian climate.