2. REGIONAL SPECIALITY MAP
3. PAITHANI OF MAHARASHTRA
4. GHARCHOLA SAREE
5. KOTA DORIA
6. ODISA IKAT
7. BAGRU PRINTS
9. KASHMIR CARPETS
• To introduce Indian regional traditional textiles
• To study details of them
• To give them a new life in fashion world as they
are replaced by western culture
• To raise the importance of Indian tradition
• To create impact on international fashion trends
PAITHANI OF MAHARASHTRA
• Paithani saree took its name from a place called
• This saree is made of silk with an ornamented zari
pallav and border.
• Traditional vines and flowers, shapes of fruits and
stylized forms of birds are used as motifs in this
• No mechanical means like the jacquard or jala are
used to create the designs in Paithani sarees.
• It also needs lots of hard work and expertise to
make this fine fabric.
• So, price of this painstaking workman ship is
• Nearly a month's time is spent in completing a
piece of simple Paithani saree, and from five to nine
months is spent to complete its more elaborate
GHARCHOLA OF GUJRAT
• Gharchola (also known as Ghatchola and Gharcholu) from Gujarat is woven on
Cotton or Silk fabric in large checks of using Silk and Zari threads.
• This is further colored in Bandhani or tie & dye technique.
• These checkered patterns are filled with small golden motifs of peacocks, lotus,
human figures, and floral designs.
• A typical Gharchola is made in Red color, embellished with yellow and white
dots, and is 5.5 metres in length & 46 inches in width.
• This saree makes a wedding or any other ritual for that matter, a scenic and
KOTA DORIA OF RAJSTHAN
• Kota doria or Kota doriya or 120i is
one of many types of saree garments
made at Kota, Rajasthan and its
• 'Doria' means thread.
• Sarees are made of pure cotton and
silk and have square like patterns
known as khats on them.
• Kota Doria is woven on a traditional
pit loom in such a fashion that it
produces square checks pattern on the
• They smear onion juice and rice paste
with a lot of care into the yarn making
the yarn so strong that no additional
finishing is needed.
• Kota sarees are popularly known as
'Masuria' in Kota and Kotadoria
outside the state.
• Odisa ikat is a kind of ikat, a resist dying
technique, originating from Indian state of Odisa.
• Also known as "Bandha of Odisha", it is a
geaographycally tagged product of Odisha since
• It is made through a process of tie-dying the warp
and weft threads to create the design on the loom
prior to weaving.
• The fabric gives a striking curvilinear appearance.
• Sarees made out of this fabric feature bands of
brocade in the borders and also at the ends, called
anchal or pallu.
• Its forms are purposefully feathered, giving the
edges a "hazy and fragile" appearance.
• Ikat's equivalent usage in Malay language is
mengikat, which means "to tie or to bind".
BAGRU PRINT OF RAJASTHAN
• The Sanganer and Bagru prints are very similar.
The prints of Bagru are mostly red and black and
• Bagru prints are characterized by circular
designs, as well as linear and floral patterns.
• In both the Sanganer and Bagru prints, the
colors are picked carefully.
• Each has a separate significance.
• For instance, red is the color of love, yellow of
spring, indigo of Lord Krishna, and saffron of the
• The wooden blocks that are used are made of
• Traditionally, vegetable dyes made of madder,
pomegranate rind, indigo, and turmeric are used.
• These have now been largely replaced by
chemical dyes. Often, the fabric is dyed before it is
POCHAMPALLY OF TELANGANA
• Pochampally Saree or Pochampalli Ikat is a saree
made in Telangana state, India.
• They are popular for their traditional geometric
patterns in ikat style of dyeing.
• The Indian government's official air carrier, Air
India air hostesses wear specially designed
pochampally silk sarees.
• The weaving survives in a few villages like
Pochampally, Koyalgudam, Chowtuppala, Srirpuram,
Bhubangiri, Chuigottala and Galteppala and few
villages around them mostly in Nalgonda district.
• Pochampally Ikat uniqueness lies in the transfer of
intricate design and colouring onto warp and weft
threads first and then weave them together globally
known as double ikat textiles.
• The fabric is cotton, silk and sico – a mix of exquisite
silk and cotton.
• Increasingly, the colours themselves are from
natural sources and their blends.
• Kashmir rugs or carpets have intricate
designs that are primarily oriental, floral style
in a range of colors, sizes and quality.
• Kashmir carpets are handmade, hand-
knotted, and are primarily made in pure wool,
pure silk and occasionally wool and silk
• Rugs from Kashmir are traditionally made
in oriental, floral designs that typically involve
the significant and culturally important motifs
such as the paisley, chinar tree, (the oriental
plane) and tree-of-life.
• It is often said in Kashmir folklore that a
home is incomplete without a soul - a Kashmir
carpet, which is told to "bring the entire
house together" into a unified whole.