Kaari

MR23100
Kalamkaari with asymmetrical patchwork of cotton
Spoken for
Kalamkari of Srikalahasthi has always charmed my heart. I custom designed panels of kalamkari with the artisan Subbarao to be able to achieve this effect of flowing asymmetry of panels.

Kaari is one-of-a-kind textile designed to highlight a unique coming together of various techniques and creativity of handcraft. This design will not be recreated. Kaari comes with a blouse fabric designed to encourage mora fireflies to bring their own authentic spirit to the fabrication of blouse fit, usage of borders and edgings.

Blouse worn by Nikita is not included.



“To a physicist, beauty means symmetry and simplicity. If a theory is beautiful, this means it has a powerful symmetry that can explain a large body of data in the most compact, economical manner. More precisely, and equation is considered to be beautiful if it remains the same when we interchange its components among themselves.”
― Michio Kaku

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Intrinsic
Value
Involves skilled stitching skills to bind patchwork of varied density. Also involves kalamkaari craft from Sri Kalahasthi
Creative
Aspect
One of a kind wearable textile that highlights the craftsmanship of Kalamkaari, set in contrast with bold colours that form the essence of Kalamkaari craft.
Heft-Feel
Light
Weather/ Mood
Pleasant for summers!
Longevity
Not fragile
Care
Dry Clean only; Needs “Airing” in shadow, not direct sun. Do not wring.
State
Sari is ready to wear. All saris come with blouse fabric(s). No fall/ beading required. The blouse used in photoshoot is for representation only and may not be the same blouse available with the sari. The blouse fabric given with the sari will be more in alignment with the aesthetics intended.
Soul
Kalamkaari crafted on mulmul, involves both natural and not natural resources. Mill spun mercerised cotton yarn with Azo-free dyeing for plain cotton fabrics.
Drape
Elegant, festive, modern
Concerns
Addressed
Grassroots production
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Kalamkaari by A. Subbarao, Sri Kalahasti.

Stitched by Gurmel Singh, Jalalabad, Punjab.

Beadwork by Param, Bhatinda, Punjab.
Disclaimer:
Imperfections in the weaves reflect handmade
Irregularity in the dyes reflect natural process
Innocent spots in the textiles reflect being homemade
A work of nature cannot be sterile and error-free
A choice to still buy what we make is a step
Towards supporting original culture
Of people
Of nature
Of craft

A celebration of humanness.
Mora Collective 2023
designed by: MIDTOAN
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