Show off your love for India with an elegant Benares silk sarees. It comes in several vibrant colors to suit your mood, and it features six yards of delicate fabric that will drape gracefully over your body or around your shoulders or head....more
Sari also known as saree is the traditional dress of women in India. It is an outer garment worn by a woman consisting of a single length of fabric, 5 to 7 yards long, most often with one end wrapped around the waist to form a skirt, the other draped over the shoulder, or head.
Color options: Purple, blue, black, cream, golden, spicy mustard, pumpkin yellow, spicy red, cool turquoise, blush violet red
Fabric: Art Silk (Polyster)
Care: dry clean only
Dimensions: Total length = 220 Inches (6 yards) x 43 inches
Blouse Piece: Comes with an unstitched blouse piece (Fabric Only)
Story Behind the Art: These saris are made by artisans in Banaras. One of the oldest cities in history, Banaras is steeped deeply in myth and has a rich textile heritage. The weaver community uses power-looms to make sari's and only 3 sari's are produced per day per power loom. The entire family is usually involved in the sari making process. The weavers, who often spend their lives bringing alive delicate designs, measure their existence in meters of silk, inch by inch-the sari and all it symbolizes is the fabric of their life.These traditions of using the women in the family-who are always only involved in the first aspect of the sari making-still continues.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Hello liza0411, thank you for your inquiry! If you select options and choose your preference and hit add to cart. Then select continue shopping or check out. Then follow the prompts. I hope this helps. Happy shopping!overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 21, 2014
What does "comes with an unstitched blouse-pirece (fabric only)" mean? Is the blouse ready to wear or not?bsag on Apr 5, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your interest in the Benares Art Silk Sari/ Saree Fabric (India). You would put your arm through the sleeve and then wrap the rest of the Sari around you.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 9, 2013
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