"Boita Saree" This piece of gorgeous saree is one of the most exclusive piece of Odisha Sambalpuri Ikat Handloom Silk Sarees. It is one of the finest combination of Sambalpuri Tie-dye and extra weft work. The saree is based on a famous Odisha festival called "Boita Bandana" The Pallu of the saree is grand with a giant Boita or peacock shaped boat using multiple coloured threads on it. The Body has a gorgeous Royal blue base with "Aa , Kaa, Maa, Bo" written using golden dyed threads in Hindi and Odia which represents the songs used by the fellow traders while leaving the coast of Odisha on "Boita Bandana". The body also small Boita Motifs all over the body giving it an extra ordinary look. The Blouse of the saree has multi coloured Bootas all over it.
It is a very traditional Odia festival celebrated annually throughout Odisha, India. The name could be translated as "to float ritual boats and worshipping with lighted lamp" and comes from the tradition of making decorated boats, which are then floated on a river as a symbolic gesture of their ancestors' voyage. This festival is a celebrated to mark the commemoration on the day when Sadhabas (ancient Odia mariner merchants) would set sail to distant lands of mainland and insular Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka for trade and cultural exchange. They would embark their journey by singing a song starting with “ā kā mā bai”.
Sambalpuri Ikat Sarees of Odisha are known as the finest handloom. Sambalpuri fabrics reflect an original style of craft known as Baandha Traditionally, craftsmen created Baandhas with images of flora or fauna or with geometrical patterns. More recently, new types of Baandha depicting portrait, landscape and flower pods are being designed. Baandha fabric is created using a tie-dye technique. The yarns are tied according to the desired patterns to prevent absorption of dyes, and then dyed. The yarns or set of yarns so produced is called 'Baandha'.
Length – 6.4 Mtrs
Wrap*weft (Tana*Bana) – 4 Ply Silk * 4 Ply Silk
Fabric – Mulberry Silk
Blouse Piece – Yes
Color hues may vary from that which appears in the image
Purchasing this product would render 120 Days of livelihood.
- Suggested dry cleaning
- Please Do not squeeze or wring
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