Chhattisgarh, located in the center-east of India, is known for its rich textile tradition. The textiles here are woven in heavy cotton, and keeping the public demand, saris are now also being woven in finer counts as well as a combination weaving of cotton and tussar.
The traditional way of weaving on manual looms is followed at Bastar, with motifs of birds, lions bows, animals, arrows, huts, peacocks, pitchers, temples and tribal flowers.These fabrics have been woven to be worn by the tribals on their most important occasions. Whether it's a festival, a marriage, or a dance, these fabrics will make you feel special and look your best.
One of the unique features of Chhattisgarh textiles is the use of Kosa silk. It is known for its sturdiness and is preferred to pure silk in the state of Chhattisgarh. Known for its dull golden brownish look, it is available naturally in shades of pale golden, dark honey, orange, fawn, cream and many more.
The embroidery work in Chhattisgarh has earned fame because of the versatility of creations by the artisans. The artisans use an array of stitches to decorate the items. The most important centers of embroidery work are located in the Baster regions and are admired for their creative excellence. The embroidery work is one of the main sources of income for different communities.
Semi Tussar Silk Saree with traditional Chhattisgarh embroidery work
Fabric: Semi Tussar silk(Best QualityAssured)
Saree length: 5.5 m
Work - traditional Chhattisgarh embroidery work
Blouse piece length: 0.8 m. blouse piece in a contrasting shade as pictured