Orissa tribal handlooms
Austere, subdued geometric indigenous
designs - these were hard to get and who know's if they'll ever be gotten again - only available here! Dupattas, sarees and shawls
Orissa Cotton Handlooms
Ikat patterning is done by first dying the threads according to the pattern layout. As the sari is woven the pattern emerges. It's never quite millimeter in sync giving it the delightful jaggy look that bestows ikat work some of it's charm, as does it's bold geometric ornament, wide temple style borders all rendered in a uniquely Orissa tribal style.
Orissa Bomkai Handlooms
Bomkai sarees feature threadwork ornament borders and pallu, some combine small touches of ikat work. The sarees in this collection were all picked for their traditional tribal look, as well as their understated and elegant color pallette.