Kasava /white and gold sari of Kerala

Kasava /white and gold sari of Kerala


The Balaramapuram sari woven in Thiruvananthapuram district follows a tradition that is about 150 years old. The pit-loom is used for weaving and the yarn count is 100 for the warp and weft. Pure zari is used for border designs. Fine counts up to 120 are crafted. The plain white Karaikudi saris have a woven gold band on the borders and the pallu. Also see: Batik on Textiles Embroidery of Kerala

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