Kanakavalli Kanjivaram Silk Sari 22-040-HS001-03481
Kanakavalli’s pick for The Beautiful Drape for May is a gorgeous kanjivaram from our design-led Vault collective of heirloom saris.
The body of the kanjivaram in pink shot with brown is embellished with gold checks known as puni-kattam, which do not extend into the pallu. This is achieved through a technique known as killu mundi.
The borders, in deep navy blue shot with brown, are flanked by two rows of salangai or anklet designs, muthu seeru, parakum kuthirai or winged horses and vanki patterns in zari and ruby red silk thread, with hints of scarlet red. The classic pallu, woven in the adai technique, is adorned with bands of muthu seeru in gold zari, scarlet and vermillion red.
The zari in this sari contains 40% of silver and 0.3% of gold.
Approximate Length - 5.35 meters + 0.6 to 0.65 meters (attached blouse)
Height - 1.12 - 1.17 meters.
Approximate weight - 795 grams.
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