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Muga Silk Mekhla Chador Set in Maroon & Zari motifs from Assam

Muga Silk Mekhla Chador Set in Maroon & Zari motifs from Assam

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A Classic design Muga Silk Mekhela Chador Set from Assam .

Red colour with Muga is the traditional and ubiquitous combination .

The interwoven motifs are in tested golden zari and cotton.

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.(

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. Muga retains its lustre and strength and if stored properly will outlast one's lifetime.

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 stitched. 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.

Wash Care - Dry Clean 

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.

We will certify the Muga Silk by attaching the lab test certifying the authenticity of the yarns .

Do check with us on the availability of this piece before placing the order. We have only one piece at a time and it may sell from other platforms. In case you want the same , we will make it to order. It will take up to 2 month .
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