One of the best ethnic handloom design of Odisha.
Info about our Odisha’s gorgeous Sambalpuri Bandha Saree & Fabrics from GI (Geographical Indications) document-
Tie & Dye weaving in western Odisha came into existence during 600 BC.
Traditional handwoven ikat or baandha: One of warp/weft tied and dyed pre-weaving (single ikat); both warp and weft tie-dyed before weaving (double ikat).
Weavers distributed in Bargarh, Boudh, Sonepur, Bolangir, Nuapada & Sambalpur & some parts of Dhenkanal, Kalahandi, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda districts where Meher community reside.
Loom used : traditional pit loom with throw/fly shuttle technique.
Varieties : Sonepuri, Pasapali, Bomkai, Sachipar, Bichitrapuri and Bapta (Cotton & Silk mixed) sarees.
Products : Sarees, Fabric, Stole, Dupatta, Door Curtain, Bed Sheet, Bed Cover, Pillow Cover, Wall hanging.
‘Kathifera’ saree is amongst the most beautiful sambalpuri sarees. In Odia, kathi means stick. As the borders in these sarees are having stick type temples, so it is known as ‘kathifera’. The three color pallu is absolutely gorgeous- maroon, turmeric and black. The body is off white with butis and gives an ethereal look to the wearer. It is perfect for the hot summer as this cool cotton with running bp, makes heads turn for its sheer elegance! The stylish Ikat blouse/top is made inhouse with sambalpuri dhanpatri maroon fabric- again a chic addition to your wardrobe for the scorching summer!