Hosa Arambha - Mandara
Red body, kora border saree
A pure cotton red body, kora border saree that includes the mythological story from the history of the Padmashali community, a key weaving group in Kodiyala, Karnataka. This is represented via the motifs in the saree using accents from their language Telugu. This saree is composed of a red border that contains Yagna, Panchabhootha and Maggam motifs with blue selvage. The pallu contains Vittanam motif which indicates a cotton bud growing from a lotus seed bordered by Katti-kara weave; a skill specialised to the weaver of this saree. A saree that can be worn on all occasions.
This saree was woven by Kumaresan in the village of Kodiyala in Karnataka.
100% cotton hand-woven saree in medium count (2/100's warp and 80's weft) woven using mill-spun BT cotton yarn, sourced from Salem, Tamil Nadu.
Yarns dyed in Salem using Azo free dyes
Sarees in this collection are woven by Devaraju, Govindaraju and Nagaraju in the village of Kodiyala in Karnataka
Dimensions of the saree are 1.16 metre wide x 5.5 metres in length
The saree is finished with tasselling done by women artisans in Kodiyala.
No blouse piece.
- Wash after every three wears
- Wash gently in cold water
- Use mild detergent
- Mild starching advised
- Dry in shade
- Normal iron - cotton mode
- Dry clean for convenience