Fine and Elegant Handpainted Saura/Sora Art saree

  • Rs.7,700.00

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Fine and Elegant Handpainted Saura Art saree painted by the Master artists from orissa on a fine Silk cotton saree.The Saree has an elaborate work of Saura art on the palla and smaller fine and very intricate motifs on the body.

Saura paintings are from the saura tribes who live in Orissa. Saura tribe (a.k.a Sabara and Sora) is one of the oldest known communities in India. These paintings are found on the mud walls of their houses. However, these days they are drawn on fine silk fabrics as well.

The painting usually depict the daily activities in the life of the Sauras. The paintings show several rows of human forms engaged in daily or ceremonial activities. In an alternating set of rows, differing moods/activities of people are portrayed.

The Sauras’ depiction of the human form is similar to that of the Warlis and hence at times, the Saura paintings are mistaken as Warli paintings. However, the two styles of painting differ distinctly in their use of colours, backgrounds and other details.

Comes with a blouse piece in the body color with hand painted pattern

Saree Length : 6.2 mtrs (approx) including the blouse piece

Base : Fine SiCo

Please note : This is a traditional hand painted product. This process often leave behind large color imprints outside the motif outlines. This is the result of the human involvement in the process of the craft and such irregularities are the hallmark of all handmade, handcrafted product that give it a unique edge over industrially produced fabrics and designs.

Washing and maintenance Instructions :

Dry Clean Only

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..


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