Dhaniakhali

Dhaniakhali Saree registered with the Geographical Indications (GI) registry, is named after the place Dhaniakhali in Hooghly District, West Bengal. Traditionally, the ground of the saree has been in Kora or natural grey with either red or black plain border. Dyed yarn was first introduced in 1942. Dhaniakhali sarees are produced in Haripal, Rajbalhat Rasidpur, Dwarhata, Ramnagar, Gurap and Antpur of Hooghly. Normally, cotton yarns of 80s to 100s count are used both in warp and weft with extra warp of 2/100s or 2/80s cotton yarn.

 

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