Kanakavalli Kanjivaram Silk Sari 22-599-HS001-14584
Kanakavalli's August pick for The Beautiful Drape is an exquisite kanjivaram silk sari that showcases the skilful weave techniques and thoughtful interplay of colour that define the craft.
The body of the kanjivaram in copper pink shot with purple is adorned with fine dotted stripes known as muthu oosi (meaning pearl needle) in gold zari woven in an extra-warp technique. The borders in dark mulberry purple shot with purple feature dotted checks known as beetu kattam enclosing manga or paisley and round vanki kamalam motifs. This is flanked by delicate kadhir moggu, benaras weave, muthu lines, and vanki, all in zari. The unusual spacing of motifs within checks on the borders requires the experienced hand of an extraordinarily skilled weaver. The pallu is embellished with gold kadhir moggu, benaras and diamond kann designs.
The sari is at once understated in its elegance and dramatic in its geometry.
The zari in this sari contains 24-26% of silver and 0.3% of gold.
Approximate Length - 5.4 meters + 0.65 to 0.7 meters (attached blouse)
Height - 1.12 - 1.17 meters.
Approximate weight - 735 grams.
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