|Splender weaves of Molkalmur silk saree
- More than 150 years old traditional saree
- Floral designs and the rich pallu make these sarees attractive and gorgeous.
- The long border sarees have a contrast border and the traditional touch is their speciality.
- These sarees are woven under three shuttle looms
- The border of the saree interlocks with the shell saree to give a temple design.
- There are also double border sarees which are available in two contrast colours.
- Sarees are woven under dobby or jacquard looms.
- Ilkal was an ancient weaving centre where the weaving seems to have started in the 8th century ad
- Ilkalsarees are woven using silk warp on the body and weft silk or cotton.
- The uniqueness of saree is joining of the body warp with pallav warp with a series of loops locally called as tope teni technique
- Kondi technique is used for weft through inserting 3 shuttles.
|Udupi Cotton Saree
- Light weighted fine count cotton used in the sarees
- Broad size border with dobby designs
- Woven only with plain and checks..
- Sarees are woven with silk warp and silk weft
- All over flover designs are used in the sarees
- Sarees are woven with multi colour cotton buttas
- Mostly used for wedding functions