KALAMKARI SAREES


Handpainted kalamkari sarees in cotton, silk and crepe

The Srikalahasti style of kalamkari, wherein the "kalam" or pen is used for free hand drawing of the subject and filling in the colors, is entirely hand worked. This style flowered around temples and their patronage and so had an almost religious identity - with scenes taken from the Hindu epics like Ramayana, Mahabharta, Purans and many more...