EKTARA

SKU: INDIGO005
US $ 46.74
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Description

Handblock print indigo cotton silk saree with zari border. Accessorised with tassles.

Base fabric is machine made. Block print is by hand.


Blouse: self  


Total Length: 6.3 mtr   I   Width: 45 inches


Dry clean only. Since this product is handcrafted, there might be slight irregularities and unevenness in weave, pattern or selvedges due to crafting process.

Handloom fabrics tend to bleed out excess color in initial washes.


All photos have been taken under natural light daylight, however, there might be slight discrepancies in the actual color of the product due to shadows, digital photography, color settings and capabilities of your computer monitors or mobile screens.


Handloom and Happy You :)



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It’s easy to forget that indigo used to be a rare commodity. Only a few centuries back, this mysterious dyestuff was so exclusive that only royalty and the aristocracy could afford it. It was imported with great difficulty from far-off colonies, which earned indigo a status similar to that of tea, coffee, silk or even gold. Indigo was known throughout the ancient world for its ability to color fabrics a deep blue. Egyptian artifacts suggest that indigo was employed as early as 1600 B.C. and it has been found in Africa, India, Indonesia, and China. 

Bagru prints are extremely popular that sets them apart from other printing techniques. In indigo printing specifically, the blue color naturally comes from the indigo plant. 

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