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Authentic Muga Silk Mekhla Chador Set with Natural Dyed Eri Silk Motifs from Assam

Authentic Muga Silk Mekhla Chador Set with Natural Dyed Eri Silk Motifs from Assam

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A genuine handloom Muga Silk Mekhla Chador set from our looms in Assam , India .

The set has been woven in the traditional basic hand loom .  The warp and weft yarns are both hand spun muga silk yarns and the interwoven motif yarns are in natural dyed eri silk yarns.

Muga Silk - The most valued silk from India. Almost exclusively reared and produced in Assam, India. It is indigenous to the Brahmaputra Valley and assiduously practiced in the districts of Assam. The moth is basically a wild moth. Hence it is categorised as Vanya Silk or Wild silk by the silk board of India.(http://csb.gov.in/silk-sericulture/silk/vanya-silk/)

The yarn produced is a natural rich golden yellow or light brown colour depending on  the host plant it feeds on. These are unique products. Muga silks resist sunshine and are more durable than mulberry silks. Muga silks can be termed Organic as no harmful chemicals have been used in the cultivation of host trees or in the processing of silk fabrics.  No dyes are applied to the yarns. The golden colour is its natural colour. Most Muga rearing and cultivation is still done by village clusters in Assam in the traditional method. 

 Muga Silk also tend to be slightly fluffy which over a period will settle down. 

The product here is hundred percent silk as the motifs are Eri Silk yarns . In this case , the set has no artificial dyes as the colours are all natural to the yarns . 

This set is very lightweight and easy to carry and care for. 

The set comes with a blouse piece that has small border and small floral motifs. 

Mekhla Chador is a traditional 2 piece dress from the North East State of Assam, India . The Mekhla is a 3 yard by 1 yard fabric , which is used as a lower wrap by Assamese Women. The Wrap will have pleats when worn. The top part or 'chadar ' is a shawl or half -sari which is used to cover the upper portion of the body and is worn on top of the mekhla or wrap. The usual size is 3 yards long and about 1 and 1/2 yards in width.

Wash Care - Dry Clean .

This particular set can be hand washed using mild detergents as there are no coloured yarns present.  . Shade dry and no wringing . Wash separately 

As with all silks - Store in cool place and Dry Place. 

We try to capture the exact colours but due to factors like lightning and the nature of silks , there may be slight difference in colour between the actual product and that in the image. 

Please check with us on the availability of the set before placing the order as we may sell it out from our other channels . In case , it is sold out , we will make it on order . Order time 1-2 months .

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