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Madhahavaram Silk Sarees

166.73 $

In 1003, Madhavaram catapulted to fame when the story of the Ramayana woven
using 15 tolas of silver and three tolas of gold threads on a saree reached the royal
courts of Mysore, Pithapuram and Venkatagiri. Official records of the 1870s too have
mentioned the ?superior kind of silk and lace-bordered clothes? of Madhavaram. But,
it is the Ramayana saree that exemplified the skill of weavers of this tiny village
nestled between the River Penna and the hills of Kadapa.
At present Madhavaram is 2 0 Km. away from the district Head Quarters, Kadapa.
This village is rehabilitated under Somasila Irrigation project and was re-built on the
highway of Kadapa to Chennai.
Woven by the Togata, Padmashali community, Madhavaram sarees in cotton, silkcotton and silk come in a variety of designs – from floral to geometric. With petu
borders and jacquard or zari pallus, the sarees are soft, vibrant and classy and
favoured by women both as regular and special occasion wear.
Today, silk weaving has taken a backseat but Madhavaram?s 8 0 to 120-count sarees
continue to enjoy fame and favour including the Madhavaram madhuparkams worn
by Telugu brides and grooms during wedding rituals.

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Description

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
? Suggested dry cleaning
? Do not squeeze or wring
? Dry on clean horizontal surface under shade
? Store in clean and dry place, away from insects, dust, excessive light and moisture

Additional information

Weight 500 g
Dimensions 135 × 135 × 540 m
Color

Material

Silk

HSN Code

52082210