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Handwoven Silk Dupatta with traditional Baluchari weave and design. Great combination of style, grace and comfort. Complements a wide range of ethnic as well as contemporary attire.

The most well-known silk saree of Bengal is the Baluchari, a product of exquisite design and fabulous weaving. Produced in the town of Baluchar (from where it gets its name) in the district of Murshidabad of West Bengal, Baluchari sarees are rich and sophisticated and have wonderful colour harmony with intricate designs that mostly depict stories from India’s ancient texts and epics.

It takes a lot of time and hard labour to weave a Baluchari on jacquard looms. After the silk thread is extracted from silkworm cocoons, they are processed and dyed in various colours. Then patterns are woven onto the silk, using various threads. It can take more than a week to weave a Baluchari saree.

Size - 24 inch by 12 inch (Length and Width respectively)

 

COLOUR, TEXTURE & WASH CARE INFORMATION

General:

  • Colour and Texture of the product may slightly vary than that in the photograph.
  • Dry Clean only, Cold Wash recommended. Colour may bleed in case of natural dyes.

Embroidery:

  • May have slight irregularity which is characteristic of any hand-woven, hand-embroidered or hand-crafted product. Connoisseurs worldwide love handmade products, more because of these small variations in regular pattern as that adds to the unique charm of these products which is missing in machine-made products.

Handwoven:

  • Missing yarn, slobs and uneven yarn contrasts are general phenomena in hand-woven products. This is a natural outcome and inherent characteristic of the hand-weaving procedure which makes the products all the more unique and beautiful. 

Handprinted:

  • Imperfections in hand-printing may be noticed, and colour may fade or bleed due to the traditional dyeing and printing processes employed.

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