Kota silk sarees are one of the many types of sarees made in Kota, Rajasthan that are made in pure silk and have square like patterns known as khats on them. Handloom kota silk sarees were originally called Masuria because they were woven using Mysore silk in Mysore. Kota silk saris were primarily patronised by MaharaoBhim Singh, who summoned the weavers from Mysore to Kota, between 1707 and 1720. The art of using open khat patterns on fabric was so intriguing that the entire Kota silk sarees collection was highly appreciated by the elite. Even today, the latest Kota silk sarees exhibit traditional ways of setting patterns, making graphs, dyeing and yarn setting with of course greater efficiency and higher precision. Kota silk sarees online on Shatika come in a range of myriad colors that are in scribed in striking gold and silver and contrast thread motifs. Their very fine weave and light weight make them an ideal summer wear.
Many villages surrounding the districts Kota, Bundi and Baran in the state of Rajasthan are involved in the making of Kota silk sarees. A large number of artisans belong to the Muslim Ansari community and are believed to have relocated to Kota from Mysore, due to the patronage they received from the royal families of Rajasthan. Woven on a pitloom, the weaving of handloom kota silk sarees is a household activity in these villages with every family having at least one traditional pit loom for weaving. Known for their quality products and high attention to detail, the weaving of Kota silk sarees undergo a process where in the weavers smear onion juice and rice paste into the yarn making the yarn so strong that no additional finishing is needed. The checkered weave of these sarees is very popular because of their very fine weave and light weight making them a perfect summer wear.
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Since the dawn of civilization, handlooms have been associated with excellence in India’s artistry in textiles and fabrics, and sari which is considered to be the most ancient piece of clothing has been inspiring generations of artists and craftsmen to weave their dreams and visions into creating exquisite handloom sarees. However with passage of time, just like the clacking sounds of the looms, the dreams and visions of these weaves too are fading away.In an attempt to bring handloom sarees back in vogue, Shatika has begun a revolution; a six yard sari revolution is a humble attempt at bringing back the lost love for handloom sarees. Dedicated to creating a unique interpretation of the age old craft, we travel to all colourful corners of the country visiting weavers,guiding them on the latest trends so they weave out the age old tradition with a modern touch and bring them online so you can savor the delights of hand picking them from the comfort of your homes.