Kattam & Vari - Checks and Stripes
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Kattam & Vari - Checks and Stripes

Kattam & Vari - Checks and Stripes

Explore a selection of checked (kattam) and striped (vari) Kanjivaram silks - from bold colour blocks inspired by the madras check and stunning gold checkerboard checks framing woven motifs, broad colour band stripes traversing the pallu or body of the silk, through to minute gingham and micro checks, fine metallic and silken pinstripes (the vaira oosi), this collection of kanjivarams reflects the gamut of warp and weft interplay that lead to the myriad expressions of kattam and vari.