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Bangalore Silk fabric with handdrawn Srikalahasti Kalamkari style artwork-P0009

Bangalore Silk fabric with handdrawn Srikalahasti Kalamkari style artwork-P0009

Regular price Rs. 1,500.00
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Place Of Origin

Srikalahasthi, AP

Curated and Marketed By

Indo-Krafts

Material 

Handprinted and dyed Kalamkari artwork on Bangalore silk saree material

The Kraft

Srikalahasthi Kalamkari artwork is a traditional artwork that dates back to the Vijayanagara empire. The Srikalahasti style of Kalamkari is one of the two styles of Kalamkari works present in India, with the other being, Machilipatnam style. The usage of pen involves two types, one for drawing made from bamboo, the other for coloring. The coloring process involves usage of only natural dyes which are extracted from flowers and vegetables. All together the entire process involves seventeen steps like block making, cloth treating, printing, washing etc.

The Product

Srikalahasthi Kalamkari handpainted handloom sarees Bangalore Silk, depicting floral designs in orange background , semi silk saree made with Bangalore silk fabric. Blouse not included. Handwoven and handpainted in Srikalahasthi. Dry cleaning recommended, and wash with cold water after the first dry cleaning. The product will have a distinct odour as one of the seventeen steps involved in the production of the saree is to wash it in milk.

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