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Srikalahasthi Kalamkari handpainted handloom Fabric Bangalore Silk-P0001

Srikalahasthi Kalamkari handpainted handloom Fabric Bangalore Silk-P0001

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Place Of Origin

Srikalahasthi, AP

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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

Kalamkari artwork sarees are bathed in milk, while painting them, and it may result in a distinct odor to the product. This will go away by washing with water.

Srikalahasthi Kalamkari handpainted handloom sarees Bangalore Silk, depicting the images of dancing women, Blue color, 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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