Kotpad handloomis a vegetable-dyed fabric woven by the tribal weavers of the Mirgan community ofKotpadvillage inKoraput district,Odisha, India. The natural dye is manufactured out of the Aul tree grown in this area. Since, it is prepared out of natural resources which are non-toxic and hence non-harmful to the skin. The powerful and vibrant colours ranging from white and dark maroon used to weave this saree depend on the age of the root bark and the proportion of the dye used and is obtained with the addition of harikari or sulphate of iron. The motifs woven on the body and pallu reflects the cross cultural linkage of the area. These motifs are developed by the extra weft technique. Solid border effect of the saree is brought up on which pig by pig insertion of thread by use of multi shuttle by interlocking method. This saree comes attached with a matching blouse piece.
Length x Width : 6.25 mtr x 1.25 mtr
Material : Thin Cotton
Special Instructions :
* Suggested dry cleaning
* Do not squeeze or wring
* Dry on clean horizontal surface under shade
* Store in clean, dry place away from insects, dust, excessive light and moisture.