Ashima Fashion Store

KOTA SAREE ZKM 2406245

Rs. 3,000

A block printed Kota saree is a beautiful example of traditional Indian craftsmanship, combining the lightweight and airy qualities of Kota fabric with the intricate patterns of block printing. Here's a detailed look at this exquisite garment:

Kota Fabric:

  • Origin: Kota originates from Kota, Rajasthan, India.
  • Characteristics: Known for its lightweight, translucent quality, and fine checkered weave, which is a blend of cotton and silk threads.
  • Weaving: The fabric is woven using a traditional pit loom technique that creates a distinctive square pattern known as "khat."

Block Printing:

  • Techniques: Block printing is a centuries-old technique where carved wooden blocks are dipped in dye and stamped onto the fabric to create patterns.
  • Patterns: The designs can range from floral and paisley motifs to geometric shapes and intricate borders.
  • Colors: Traditionally, natural dyes were used, but today a variety of vibrant and durable synthetic dyes are also employed.

Features of a Block Printed Kota Saree:

  1. Fabric: Made from high-quality Kota, the saree is lightweight, breathable, and comfortable, making it ideal for hot climates.
  2. Prints: Features intricate block printed designs that are carefully hand-stamped onto the fabric. These prints can be monochromatic or multicolored.
  3. Designs: The patterns often include traditional Indian motifs such as flowers, leaves, birds, and abstract designs, enhanced with intricate borders.
  4. Texture: The fine checkered weave of Kota combined with block prints creates a textured and visually appealing saree.

Styling Tips:

  • Occasions: Suitable for casual wear, summer events, daytime functions, and traditional celebrations. Its lightweight nature makes it ideal for extended wear.
  • Jewelry: Pair with lightweight jewelry like silver earrings, bangles, and simple necklaces. Oxidized or beaded jewelry can complement the traditional look.
  • Blouse: A matching or contrasting blouse, preferably in a solid color or with subtle prints, can enhance the saree’s beauty. A blouse with minimal embroidery can add a touch of elegance without overpowering the saree’s design.

Care Instructions:

  • Cleaning: Hand wash or gentle machine wash with mild detergent is recommended. Avoid wringing the fabric to maintain its shape and texture. Dry in shade to preserve the colors and fabric quality.
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place, preferably folded neatly and placed in a cotton or muslin cloth to protect the fabric from moisture and dust.

Conclusion:

A block printed Kota saree is a timeless piece that exemplifies the elegance and heritage of Indian textiles. Its lightweight and airy nature, combined with the intricate beauty of block prints, makes it a versatile and cherished addition to any wardrobe. Whether for casual wear or special occasions, this saree offers a perfect blend of tradition and style.

Return Charges:
- In case of in-house returns, a return delivery charge of ₹200 will be applied.
- Shipping charges and Cash on Delivery (COD) charges are not refundable.

Please note the following:
- Returns requested after 24 hours from delivery will not be accepted.
- Return consignments should be sent back within 7 days of delivery.
- Cancellation requests can only be made within 24 hours of placing the order.
- Refunds will be processed once the returned product is received and verified to be in original condition.

For any return-related queries or to initiate a return, please contact our customer support team. We strive to provide a seamless and satisfactory return experience for our valued customers.

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