Handloom Begumpuri Sarees

Handloom Begumpuri Sarees.

Bengal known as a center for fine cotton weaving.

Be it in the Roman empire Mosul (Iraq), where European traders are said to have first encountered the cloth. Although this view has the fabric named after the city where Europeans first encountered it (Mosul), the fabric is believed to have originated in Dhakeshwari in Bengal. Bengali muslin was traded throughout the Muslim world… from the Middle East to Southeast Asia…. and far…