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Paithani cotton sarees originate from Maharashtra and are handwoven using soft two ply cotton with rich zari borders and pallu.... Paithani cotton sarees originate from Maharashtra and are handwoven using soft two ply cotton with rich zari borders and pallu. The sarees are very comfortable for wear in summer and for office wear. Read More

All you need to know about Cotton Sarees

History of Cotton Sarees

Cotton was first cultivated and woven as a sari like garment
in the Indian subcontinent from as early as 2800-1800 BCE in the Indus Valley Civilisation and has evolved as the fabric of choice for weaving sarees that are suited for
daily wear given the hot and humid conditions in the subcontinent. Cotton as a fabric for the saree has also found adaption beyond India to South Asia covering Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Every
state in India has its own traditional cotton weaving practice with local
expertise in cotton fabric weaving, different types of weaves, textures,
motifs, printing techniques and colours that have evolved over time. The most popular ones are Chanderi from Madhya Pradesh, Jamdhani from Bengal, Sambalpuri, Bomkai and Vichitrapuri from Orissa, Narayanpet, Venkatagiri and
Pochampally from Andhra Pradesh, Maheshwari from Uttar Pradesh,  Kanchi, Sungudi and Chettinad from Tamil Nadu. The dyes used in cotton sarees have largely been unchanged with time, with the
most popular ones being indigo, red madder, lac and turmeric being used since the origins of cotton weaving.