Brown Colour Pure Muslin Silk Handloom Saree with Pink Flowers
SKU : SYSWB-7
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She watched with fascination as the lady’s deft fingers made alpana, Bengal’s traditional folk art, on the mud floor. The brown, earthy ground gradually came alive with intricate designs interspersed with colourful motifs of flowers and leaves in pink, white, yellow and green. She had never seen something so pure and beautiful.
The soothing, warm tones of this brown saree are offset by delicate pink flowers and a gold border. It evokes the folk traditions, culture and artistry of Bengal.
Fabric: Handwoven 100% pure muslin silk saree
Colour and Design: Brown with pink flowers on the borders
Blouse Piece: Includes blouse piece (The blouse in the image is not a part of saree)
While every effort is made to present the sarees in their natural colours , subtle variations between images and actual colours may be the result of lighting conditions and digital photography, and the colour/screen settings of your digital devices.
Slight irregularities are inherent to the process of creating traditional handwoven fabric. Instead of taking away from the beauty of the saree, they enhance its uniqueness and charm. The irregularities attest to the fact that the saree is a genuine, handcrafted product.
Jamdani combines the words jam (flower) and dani (vase or container). It is acknowledged as one of the world’s most advanced hand-weaving techniques characterized by rich, intricate motifs. The process is extremely time-consuming and laborious: some sarees may take nearly a year to weave. In 2013, UNESCO declared Jamdani weaving an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Select expert weavers are recognized as bearers of the traditional Jamdani motifs and weaving techniques who pass down their skills to the next generation.
The base of Jamdani sarees originally comprised sheer, light muslin considered so fine that six yards of fabric could pass through a ring. A superior variety of cotton, native to a certain stretch of the Brahmaputra river, was used to create the muslin. While traditional Jamdani originated in Dhaka, the capital of present-day Bangladesh, the tradition is now carried forward in West Bengal. The fabric gained prominence during the Mughal rule in India. Although Jamdani weaving incorporates mostly geometrically-shaped floral motifs, other elements of nature also find representation.