A subtle and beauteous creation. Leaf motifs in silver, gold and fucshia are woven on the body of this saree, brightly edged with fuchsia.
Chanderi is a small town in Madhya Pradesh, that hosts one of the most famous handloom clusters and is home to the much sought after hand woven sarees in silk, silk cotton and cotton. It is renowned for the intricately textured cotton and silk fabrics acclaimed for their sheer texture, light weight and luxurious drape.
The history of Chanderi weaves dates back to the eleventh century. At that time, the town was a major route for trading because of it's proximity to the old ports of the Deccan and Central India (particularly Malwa).There are references to Chanderi silk sarees dating back to 1200 B.C in the Rig Veda and the Mahabharata. This makes this weave a treasure and an absolute must have for avid saree lovers.
This saree is brought to Peepul Tree by Mrinalini. Mrinalini is a platform to help handloom weavers across the country with the aim to preserve and protect India's treasured craft heritage. Mrinalini passionately honours the ageless knowledge of India's finest weavers while preserving traditional handloom techniques. All Mrinalini sarees are made from high quality, natural yarns.
Quantity-1 saree with blouse piece.
Ships within 7-15days. In order to maintain fairness to our artisans, as well as to keep our prices fair, this product is not returnable and non refundable.
Care instructions-Professional Dry Clean Only. This product is handwoven by artisans on traditional looms and may have slight irregularities that are a natural outcome of the human involvement in the process. Naturally dyed fabrics and threads may bleed. Store garment separately, away from sunlight without exposure to any moisture. Air the textile every few months so that you may enjoy this drape for many years to come.
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