Saturday, August 29, 2009

Gadwal Sarees

Gadwal Sarees

Border - Cotton body Sarees of the eastern Central Deccan. Gadwal, a small town; around 150 k.m. away from Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh makes many gadhwal sarees for the main stream south Indian market

Gadwal Saris were traditionally woven in the interlocked-weft technique (called Kupadam or tippadamu here) , often with kumbam ( also called

• Copper or gold-dipped zari is generally used in these sareof the murr(peacock) and the rudraksh are popular.

• Traditional colors for these sarees are earth shades of browns, grays and off-whites. However, brighter shades have been introduced for the North Indian buyer.

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