Saturday, August 29, 2009

Kota doria sarees

Kota doria sarees

Kota doria sarees are made at Kota, Rajasthan city and its nearby area.Saree is made of pure cotton fabric.

Originally, such sarees were called Masuria because they were woven in Mysore. The weavers were subsequently brought to Kota by Rao Kishore Singh who was a general in the Mughal army. The weavers were brought to Kota in the late 17th and early 18th century and the saris came to be known as 'Kota-Masuria'. Kota sarees are popularly known as 'Masuria' in Kota and Kotadoria outside the state. 'Doria' means thread

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