Handloom Cotton Sarees of Bengal

West Bengal was known for its coarser counts pre Independence and post shifted to finer counts.The coarser and fine counts along with silk share a common heritage of symbolic layouts and motifs.

One can find the beautiful Laal Paar in cottons, and variety of silks. The laal Paar symbolises the Sindoor. The alta, sacred dye that is smeared by women along the edges of their feet. Red the color of sacrifice and passion.

West Bengal is rich in weaves and crafts. To name a few are: Fine cottons from Shantipur, Reshams, Matka silk, Mulberry Silk, Tussars, Bishnupuri Silk, Baluchari and Khadi, in the Northern region of West Bengal we can find the tribal weaves too.

The beautiful handloom cotton sarees of Bengal, check out our collections and book your selected piece !