What’s in a Name? – What a Real Chanderi Is & Isn’t

Be an Informed Buyer: On our Store right now is a collection of elegant and comfortable Bagh sarees. At Revive.Style, respect towards Indian textile nomenclature and knowledge is something that has always been important. We aren’t perfect, but both you and I will always keep learning more and we prioritize that. You may see this saree being sold as a Bagh ‘Chanderi’ often, at similar or nominally higher/lower prices.
In India, we have a strange habit of calling every cotton-silk
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Kota Masuria, Kota Doria – Women & Woven Air

Kaithoon, a village of about 15,000 people in Rajasthan, is home to the ethereal kota doria weave. With 2500 looms, it houses weavers who have been working here for 300 years – their forefathers were brought here from Mysore in the 17th century by Maharao Kishore Singh, a general in the Mughal Army. This textile is locally known as Kota Masuria, because of it’s roots in Mysore. A true blue Kota Doria combines cotton and silk yarns in a … Read Full

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