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Guldasta Chanderi Cotton Silk Saree wth Handblock

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Rs 3,299

  • SKU: DEPOTCCS008

Beige And Multi Color Chanderi Cotton Silk Saree With Guldasta And Fine Stripes Block Printing

Styled With "Bageecha" Blouse From Our Blouse Collection 

  • Fabric: Chanderi Cotton Silk with Zari Border
  • Print: Block Printing
  • Color: Beige And Multi
  • Blouse: This Saree Comes With A Separate Unstitched Blouse Piece. Refer Blouse Look In Next Image
  • Saree Length & Width : 5.5 Meters X 1.2 Meters

Handcrafted In India

Care

  • Dry clean only

Chanderi is a lightweight, sheer texture and fine feel fabric that makes it apt for summer. Chanderi fabric is produced by weaving in silk and golden Zari in the traditional cotton yarn that results in the creation of the shimmering texture. Chanderi is a blend of cotton with light silk and some zari.

Origin - The Chanderi saree is composed of fine silk finished smooth textured cotton. Chanderi sari is a traditional sari made in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh, India. Chanderi, occupies a special place because of its centuries old weaving specialty of producing finely textured fabrics of silk and cotton embellished with zari woven work, and more specifically because of its saris that have been patronized by royalty.

Technique - Hand blocking is an ancient method of textile printing, renowned for it's exotic designs in vibrant colors on fabric. In this method, wooden blocks carved with intricate details are used to manually print beautiful designs that usually cover the entire length of a fabric. Block printing can be carried out beautifully on a variety of fabrics but most suitable match is cotton or cotton linen. The characteristics of these fabrics have a specially affinity towards different types of dyes and pigments. Block-printing craft is practiced in two states of India - Gujarat and Rajasthan.

There are different styles of block printing, the most renowned ones are

Bagru, it is done by printing dark or colored motifs on a cream or dyed background. This process involves the use of natural mordants – like harda and alum – to capture the natural colors of the print on the fabric using our pattern blocks.

Dabu, has light colored motifs on a dark ground. It is a mud resistance method, mud aka kaali mitti paste is used to block print the pattern. After dyeing the fabrics, the motifs covered with the mud print remain uncolored, while the rest of the fabric takes on the hue of the dye.

The key difference between the styles are color combinations and motifs. For example, the color of the cloth on which the motifs are printed is also another differentiator. In Bagru, the cloth has either a cream base or a dyed base, while Sanganeri prints have a white base.

Beige And Multi Color Chanderi Cotton Silk Saree With Guldasta And Fine Stripes Block Printing

Styled With "Bageecha" Blouse From Our Blouse Collection 

  • Fabric: Chanderi Cotton Silk with Zari Border
  • Print: Block Printing
  • Color: Beige And Multi
  • Blouse: This Saree Comes With A Separate Unstitched Blouse Piece. Refer Blouse Look In Next Image
  • Saree Length & Width : 5.5 Meters X 1.2 Meters

Handcrafted In India

Care

  • Dry clean only

Chanderi is a lightweight, sheer texture and fine feel fabric that makes it apt for summer. Chanderi fabric is produced by weaving in silk and golden Zari in the traditional cotton yarn that results in the creation of the shimmering texture. Chanderi is a blend of cotton with light silk and some zari.

Origin - The Chanderi saree is composed of fine silk finished smooth textured cotton. Chanderi sari is a traditional sari made in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh, India. Chanderi, occupies a special place because of its centuries old weaving specialty of producing finely textured fabrics of silk and cotton embellished with zari woven work, and more specifically because of its saris that have been patronized by royalty.

Technique - Hand blocking is an ancient method of textile printing, renowned for it's exotic designs in vibrant colors on fabric. In this method, wooden blocks carved with intricate details are used to manually print beautiful designs that usually cover the entire length of a fabric. Block printing can be carried out beautifully on a variety of fabrics but most suitable match is cotton or cotton linen. The characteristics of these fabrics have a specially affinity towards different types of dyes and pigments. Block-printing craft is practiced in two states of India - Gujarat and Rajasthan.

There are different styles of block printing, the most renowned ones are

Bagru, it is done by printing dark or colored motifs on a cream or dyed background. This process involves the use of natural mordants – like harda and alum – to capture the natural colors of the print on the fabric using our pattern blocks.

Dabu, has light colored motifs on a dark ground. It is a mud resistance method, mud aka kaali mitti paste is used to block print the pattern. After dyeing the fabrics, the motifs covered with the mud print remain uncolored, while the rest of the fabric takes on the hue of the dye.

The key difference between the styles are color combinations and motifs. For example, the color of the cloth on which the motifs are printed is also another differentiator. In Bagru, the cloth has either a cream base or a dyed base, while Sanganeri prints have a white base.

Color may vary slightly from the image due to the screen brightness.

Every article is handcrafted hence unevenness in the selvedge and weave could be expected and colors may fade or bleed due to the traditional dyeing technique applied. Similarly there may be little variation in print and color due to nature of traditional Block Printing Technique.

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