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Pondhuru Khadi Cotton saree

Original price was: ₹5,828.00.Current price is: ₹4,663.00.

Khadi woven in Ponduru, a small village 30 kilometers from Srikakulam city, acquired fame in the preindependence era when Mahatma Gandhi mentioned its virtues in Young India, the national weekly that
Gandhiji edited.
One of the finest, Ponduru khadi is soft to the touch and comfortable on the skin. Sold as yardage fabric, sarees, dhotis, towels, shirts and more, Ponduru khadi is widely in demand in various countries across the globe and especially chosen by people of India and in particular by senior citizens and People Representatives, for its high quality and sheer simplicity. The Ponduru Khadi was worn by eminent personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Akkineni Nageshwar Rao etc who were impressed by its shine.
Popular are the Dhoties, traditionally woven using the interlock-weft technique and have mostly small and big borders of Tussar Silk Pattu. The Dhoties and Uppers are either in grey / PT colour or in pure white.
Produced locally from Punasa cotton, the weaving process is painstakingly meticulous requiring immense dexterity. The process begins with cleaning the cotton with a comb – made from the jaw bone of the “Valuga “ (cat) fish bone– to lend it a silky sheen. The straightened fibers are pressed and rolled on a wooden plank with a metal rod and each deft stroke casts away seeds from the cotton. The separated fibers are then rolled in to strands on wooden cylindrical sticks and spun on a charkha to yield yarn that is finally dyed using natural dyes.

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Composition and care
Composition and care

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
Color

Material

Cotton

HSN Code

52082210