Patola sarees are some of the finest hand-woven sarees. They are well known for their bright and vibrant Indian colours. Patola sarees generally have basic design motifs like animals, flowers, human figures and birds. But nowadays modern geometric patterns interwoven with traditional folk motifs are becoming more popular. They are single Ikkat woven sarees made out of silk. The name ‘Patola’ is derived from the word ‘Patulu’ which is its plural form.
This type of saree was once worn by only royalty and aristocracy. Both the warp and weft threads are wrapped to resist the dye according to the desired pattern of the final woven fabric to create the patola saree. This process of tying is repeated for each colour that is to be included in the finished cloth. The technique of dying both the warp and weft before weaving is called double ikat. The bundles of thread are strategically knotted before dying. These are made in Patan, Gujarat, India. The sarees are created using the resist dying technique. It can take from six months to one year to make a saree.
The Rajkot Patola sarees are vertically resist- dyed (single ikat). Every saree is one of a kind as it is created entirely with the imagination and skill of the weaver. It is no wonder they are called the ‘Queen of Silks’.
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