One of our traditional wear is Saree which is the oldest women’s wear from ancient times and till now saree is the most common wear of our country. As we all know our India is known for Unity in Diversity, we have many different types of traditions and cultures here like that every state in our Indian has their own kind like Traditional Sarees of Karnataka has many small towns and cities which have different weaving techniques, designs & Materials.
Karnataka is one of the top states in India which is famous for tradition and culture, there are many traditional Sarees in Karnataka which are famous in whole India.
So here are the top 5 famous traditional sarees of Karnataka:
1. Ilkal Handloom Sarees form Karnataka.
Ilkal is a town in North Karnataka, where 50-60% people in Ilkal into handloom saree weaving work since the 8th century. Ilkal Sarees are famous for its saree border and pallu, which has a unique design called as chikki border and top teni pallu & many different designs. The Ilkal Sarees are used to be a common femine wear mainly in North Karnataka & Maharashtra but nowadays the Ilkal Saree is becoming a new trend among youths all over India.
Source : Silkal, Craftsvilla
2.Mysore Silk Saree from Karnataka.
Mysore is known as the land of silk & sandalwood, Karnataka produces the highest mulberry silk in India. Mysore Silk Sarees came into existence in 1785 AD, Mysore Sarees are famous for its quality of silk which gives a smooth texture and rich feel, it is also one of the most expensive silk saree in India.. These sarees are best suitable for wedding & functions because of its grand & luxury look.
Source : Wikipedia, Craftsvilla
Hailing from Guledagudda village in the Bagalkot district of North Karnataka and spanning a hundred years. The fabric is often collectively known as Guledgudda Khana, with “khana” being a prominent blouse & Saree fabric of the state.Now this Khana is famous for new age fashion, khana is now used as a dress material to create shirts, bags and pillow covers and many home decorative items.
Patteda anchu sarees weavers from Karnataka have kept alive one such ancient weave from the 10th century. Named after the pattern (border and checks), the sari was specifically designed for women working in farms. This sari is made in cotton and has a specific colour palette that includes shades like yellow, red, pink and green. Nowadays these sarees have become more famous among working women as they look perfect for professional wear.
Kasuti is traditional form of embroidery designed on the Sarees in Karnataka, First the design is drawn from pencil on the saree and then they sew the design with needle and colourful threads which make it look beautiful. The Kasuti design is embroidered on any Sarees like Cotton Saree, Silk Saree or Raw Silk Sarees. The Kasuti sarees are famous throughout India for this elegant and traditional look.