Absolutely gorgeous and exclusive Pure silk Kurta Dupatta sets. The Kurta is Pure Raw Silk and is plain and solid colour. The dupatta is Pure Tussar Silk with hand kalamkari painting done in natural organic colours. The painting is freehand and is done allover the dupatta. Very beautiful motifs that is sure to grab some compliments.
Kalamkari is a heritage painting that evolved in and around the temples of Andhra Pradesh and hence they have the designs inspired from them. The paints used are all natural organic dyes. The painting is done by free hand.
There are two distinct styles of Kalamkari art - Srikalahasti Style and Machilipatnam Style. This one is a Srikalahasti style where in a "kalam" or a "pen" is used to do free hand drawing and painting. The motifs are inspired by temple carvings and hence includes chariots, deities, flowers and so on. The dyes for the painting is derived from various roots, leaves, minerals like iron, tin, copper, alum etc. Various effects are obtained by using cow dung, plant seeds, crushed flowers. Alum ensures the stability of the colour on the fabric. Buffalo milk is also used in making of these as a part of fixing the natural dyes on the fabric. These are truly masterpieces and have been one of the heritage painting form of our country.
Kurta 2.5 mts
Dupatta 2.5 mts
Both Kurta and Dupatta are Silkmark certified
Dry Clean only
These are hand stock and can be shipped the same day or next day. Can be delivered within 3-5 days in India. We also do International shipping.
Also Known: Penkalamkari, Pen Painting, Kalamkari, Pen work, Sri Kalahasti Style, sustainable fashion, natural dye painting, Silk handmade duaptta
Kindly note these are natural organic dyes used on the dupatta and may not be very bright.