Kotpad sarees bring the best of colours narrating the stories of natural hues. This piece of handloom is of yellow and blue and red colors giving a very vibrant vibes. The borders begin with a thin yellow line and then with red borders with blue shades creating a purple illusion. The blue part of the saree is the most attractive part with fish motifs. The middle part of the saree is of yellow shade with little turtle motifs. The saree has vertical lines giving it an elegant look.
KOTPAD sarees originated from the town of Koraput town named “kotpad”. The “MIRGAN” group are a dedicated to produce unique vegetable dyed fabric. This is the first product from Odisha to receive the Geographical Indication tag. This highly fancy and unique process takes around 30-35 days and this is a living relic of the traditional Odisha
The handloom of Kotpad is titled on the basis of the village called Kotpad in Koraput District of Odisha. These handlooms are vegetable dyed-fabrics woven by the Mirgan Community of the Kotpad village.
The specialty of these sarees lies in the fact that it has been prepared out of natural resources which are not at all toxic & harmful and hence it is beneficial for the skin. The natural dye is produced from the Aul tree grown in this area.
The motifs woven on the body and anchal (pallu) somehow reflects the culture of that area. These motifs are woven by the intricate extra weft technique.
Kotpad Handlooms were the first handlooms to get a GI (geographical Indication tag) from Odisha in the year 2005.
Length – 6.4 Mtrs
Wrap*weft (Tana*Bana) – Cotton*Cotton
Blouse - Yes
Fabric – Vegetable Dye Cotton
Color hues may vary from that which appears in the image
Purchasing this product would render 22 Days of livelihood.
- Suggested dry cleaning
- Please Do not squeeze or wring
- Store in clean, dry place away from insects, dust, excessive light and moisture.
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