Classic Red Banarasi Dupatta, has an embellished pure silky material and feel. Pure Georgette Silk Dupatta. Elegance and poise. Graceful, respectful, majestic, bearing a sense of modest pride. Beautiful, inside and out. Prithacrafts beings you exotic and lavish collection for you to wear premium clothing which has been master crafted by skilled makers of Varanasi India. A Banarasi Dupatta is a dupatta made in Varanasi, an ancient city which is also called Benares (Banaras). The dupattas are among the finest dupattas in India and are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari boota, fine silk and opulent embroidery. The dupattas are made of finely woven silk and are decorated with intricate design, and, because of these engravings, are relatively heavy.
Color – A beautiful shade of Classic Red Banarasi Dupatta
Technique – An enduring Cutwork/Phekua weave. The elaborate and laborious Cutwork/Phekua technique involves hand-weaving each motif separately. It takes longer on the handloom, but makes a more robust pattern, which stands out on the silk fabric.
Fabric – Soft as butter, Pure Silk by Georgette
Specialty – This dupatta is sheer beauty with refined grace and dignity. An absolute charmer in Roopa Sona or Gold and Silver zari and Phekua booti.
Prithacrafts Promise – Pure Banarasi Handloom. Banarasi
Purity & Luxury – Combination of Pure Silk & Softness
Their special characteristics intricate intertwining floral and foliate motifs, kalga and bel, a string of upright leaves called jhallar at the outer, edge of border is a characteristic of these saris. Other features are gold work, compact weaving, figures with small details, metallic visual effects, pallus, jal (a net like pattern), and mina work. The saris are often part of an Indian bride’s trousseau. Depending on the intricacy of its designs and patterns, a sari can take from 15 days to a month and sometimes up to six months to complete. Banarasi saris are mostly worn by Indian women on important occasions such as when attending a wedding and are expected to be complemented by the woman’s best jewelry.