Pure Pen Kalamkari hand painted multicolored Chennori silk sarees:
Kalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, Only natural dyes are used in Kalamkari .There are two distinctive styles of kalamkari art in India – Srikalahasti style and the Machilipatnam style. The Srikalahasti style of Kalamkari(Kalankari), wherein the “kalam” or pen is used for freehand drawing of the subject and filling in the colors, is entirely hand worked. This religious identity – scrolls, temple hangings, chariot banners and the like, depicted deities and scenes taken from the Hindu epics – Ramayana, Mahabharata,and the mythological classics. Dyes for the cloth are obtained by extracting colors from various roots, leaves, and mineral salts of iron, tin, copper, and alum.Various effects are obtained by using cow dung, seeds, plants and crushed flowers to obtain natural dye. Along with buffalo milk, myrobalan is used in kalamkari. lum is used in making natural dyes and also while treating the fabric. Alum ensures the stability of the color in kalamkari fabric. Silk, Mulmul, Cotton and Synthetic Sarees with Kalamkari print is traditional.
- Length X Width- 6.3 meters X 1.14 meters (45 inches)
- Fabric: Silk
- Blouse piece: Attached
- Colour hues may slightly vary from that which appears in the image
- Minor irregularities is the uniqueness of handlooms and makes each piece exquisite
- Photo credits and appreciation goes to our vendor who have shot the images themselves during
- Dry cleaning only
- Store in clean and dry place, away from insects, dust, excessive light and moisture
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