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Tassar Silk Handloom Traditional Mekhla Chador Set from Assam

Tassar Silk Handloom Traditional Mekhla Chador Set from Assam

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Tassar by Tassar Silk handloom product from our looms in Assam.

It is a elegant and classy set that has a plain body and borders and motifs at the ends . The red and green interwoven motifs are in acrylic. 

The Mekhla and Chador is a  traditional 2 piece dress from the North East State of Assam, India . The Mekhla is  appx 1.20 Mt in length and 37" width when stiched. The Warp 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 Meters long and about 37 inches in width.

The motifs are very traditional in their design and pattern. 

The set is very ideal for any day time occasion or ceremonies but equally good for evening wear as well . 

Tassar Silk - Listed as Vanya Silk or Wild Silk by the Central Silk Board of India , it is  found mostly in the forest areas of Jharkhand , Chattisgarh & Orissa in India .Tassar silk yarn production is still a village activity & tribal activity providing means of employment to many women of these communities. 

Natural Tassar comes in off whites to light golden shade depending upon many factors. 

Since the Set has tassar , it has  slight uneven characteristics like uneven texture and crispness . These are characteristics of wild s silks like Tassar and Eri . But the unique and beautiful sheen is also unlike mulberry silk. 

The set comes with a blouse piece that has the border . It is 1 meter in length and 36" wide. 

Wash Care -  Dry Clean only due to the presence of coloured yarns . 

Please note that there may be very minor difference in colours between  the actual product and that in the image due to lighting issues and presence of silk .

Please check with us the availability of the set before placing the order as we may sell it out from our other sales channels . In case , it sells out , we will Make it on order . 

In case of Made to Order - customisation possible and delivery time can be up to 5 /6 weeks.

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