Elegant Khesh Cotton Saree
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Beautiful Woven Khesh Soft Cotton saree with stripes woven in pleats and palla.
Plain Blouse piece is included ( it is woven along the saree length)- You may choose to keep it intact and wear a contrast blouse)
Saree length : 6.3 mtrs ( including blouse pc)
Width : 45 inches
A little about Khesh:
The khesh weaving process is simple. The warp is with new yarn and the weft is with strips of thin cloth obtained by tearing old sarees length-wise.
Many of the traditional weavers in Birbhum who have learnt the craft from their fathers agree on the fact that the technique of weaving with shreds of old sarees, called “khesh”, was started in Shilpa Sadan in the early 1920s. This was the vocational training centre that Rabindranath Tagore had set up in Sriniketan, adjacent to Santiniketan which was where his academic institute, Visva Bharati was set up.
Washing and maintenance Instructions :
Dry Clean for first 2 washes, can be followed by mild handwash..
Things to remember:
We try to match the colors/details of the products in the photos to the real ones, but please allow for minor color variation in the material in some cases, as sometimes the digital cameras miss the colors by a bit..