Fine and Elegant Madhubani Art saree

  • Rs.5,790.00

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Fine and Elegant Handpainted Madhubani Art saree painted by the Master artists from Bihar on a fine Silk cotton saree.The Saree has an elaborate work of Madhubani art on the palla and smaller fine motifs on the body and in the borders

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

Madhubani painting originated in a small village, known as Maithili, of the Bihar state of India. Initially, the womenfolk of the village drew the paintings on the walls of their home, as an illustration of their thoughts, hopes and dreams. With time, the paintings started becoming a part of festivities and special events, like marriage. Slowly and gradually, the Madhubani painting of India crossed the traditional boundaries and started reaching connoisseurs of art, both at the national as well as the international level. 

The traditional base of freshly plastered mud wall of huts has now been replaced by cloth, handmade paper and canvas. 

Themes of the Maithili painting of Bihar revolve around Hindu deities like Krishna, Rama, Lakshmi, Shiva, Durga and Saraswati. The natural themes that are used include the Sun, the Moon and the religious plants like tulsi. One can also find paintings based on scenes from the royal courts and social events, like weddings. If any empty space is left after painting the main theme, it is filled up with the motifs of flowers, animals and birds or geometric designs. 

 

Please note : This is a traditional hand-painted product. This process often leaves 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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