Fabric: 100 count handwoven pure Jayashree Linen
Saree Length: 5.5 meters
Saree Width: 45 Inches
Colors: Indigo Blue, White
Pattern: Abstract Leaf pattern
Border: Silver Zari
Pallu: Silver Tissue Zari
Occasion: Contemporary Casual, Dressy
Care: Green dry cleaning or separate hand-wash in cold water and mild detergents. Some color may wash off in first few washes. Thats the beauty of natural Indigo, it changes and evolves just as the user over time. Avoid frequent washing, reverse dry in shade and iron on reverse is recommended to preserve the beauty of this fabric.
Disclaimer: Characteristic imperfections associated with hand block natural dye printing maybe noticed. This is not a flaw but indicative of handmade process. Despite every effort to showcase each product’s color and design, please note that actual colors may vary due to different device settings and other factors.
Made By: This pure linen handwoven saree is a celebration of cloth, nature and culture. We worked with highly skilled weaver artisans from the Nabdwip region to hand weave this fine 100 count linen saree. These were then hand printed in Batik technique using natural Indigo dyes, at Shakil ji’s workshop in Gujrat who has carried on this heritage technique practiced by 6 previous generations in his family. He, along with his family 6 family members and 7 other artisans run the workshop in Mundra, Gujrat.He is infusing this ancient art with his eco-friendly approach and contemporary design sensibility, we are also passionate about reimagining heritage textiles with fresh design approach. Tt comes as a no surprise then that we hit off with him and it has been a total pleasure interacting and collaborating with him. Please follow our social media accounts for more info about process and artisan stories.
Batik: The typical process for this techniques after the sarees were handwoven looks like this. Design concept starting with hand drawings, converting into digital image, hand carving wood block, printing with hot wax over bed of damp sand, Vat dyeing in natural Indigo, hot water bath to remove wax which is collected and reused, washing, drying and steam iron.