Odisha Handloom Cotton Saree
Odisha Handloom Cotton Sarees comes in many variety of weaving. Two major area of weaving technique is Ikat, and extra weft weaving in pit loom, or jacquard weaving.
Ikat Weaving: An age old beautiful, complex, and labor intensive technique of resist dying to create patterns, and further yarns are tied to make in to groups to make knots building an overall pattern. Once dying process over, knots are opened to show pattern and then weaving process starts to bring out magical motif in incredible style.
Some of Famous Odisha handloom Ikat Cotton Sareees are Sambalpuri Ikat, Maniabandha Ikat, Jagatsingpur Ikat (Suta luga), Santhal Saree
Extraweft weaving/ Jacquard weaving cotton Sarees of Odisha - Bomkai, Kotpad, Ganjam Bomkai Saree