Friday, 28 November 2014

Ilkal Saree

1.These are manufactured with art silk or silk warp. They can have cotton or silk weft.

2. Body warp and Pallu are woven separately

3. The Pallu and border warp are joined in loop technique, it is locally known as Tope Teni. 

4. Weft is inserted using Three shuttle technique known as Kondi. 

5. The origin is from the town of Ilkal, in the Bagalkot District of Karnataka, India.

6. The unique feature of Ilkal saree is it's pallu that consists of contrast color (in this case red and white) alternate stripes woven in pure silk. 

7. These are worn in Northern Maharashtra and Karnataka.

8. The particular arrow border is called Gomi

4 comments: said...

Good article. Surat is a hub of textile industries. Everyone can buy silk saree online.

Cindy Dy said...

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