Oja | Cotton Angrakha Dress with Hand embroidery ~ B
With a twist of nature, An amalgam of cotton and colors, Airy, breezy, flowy and embroidered dresses taste of all the season!
The East India Company imported raw cotton from India while they dumped the local Indian market with inferior machine-made cloth. This led to a great decline in the handloom industry. The khadi weavers were first affected with the subsequent establishment of the powerlooms in India. Imitations of the hand-woven saris and garments were dished out, making it much cheaper and severly affecting the rural scenario. During the Second World War (1939-1945) majority of the Indians turned to hand woven saris.
This was further supported by the Swadeshi Movement initiated by Gandhiji where women turned to hand woven khadi fabric in order to shun the English machine made fabric. The effect of the mill spun fabric continued to affect the handloom sector even post-independence.The extent was so large that the Government of India had to ban powerlooms producing certain textiles, one such being the sari. The Government took active interest in reviving traditional saris to prevent it from extinction and provide handloom weavers with a livelihood through the Janata Scheme.
|Made by||Artisans works with Kirgiti Designs|
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|Note||The items in this category are not refundable but you may exchange this product with any other product from this category or you may get a coupon. The products in this category is handmade. These might slightly differ from as seen on digital screen.|
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|About Sizes||IN INCHES - SMALL : Bust-39, Waist-36, Across Shoulder-14, Full Length-48, Sleeve Length-17.5, Sleeve Hem-11. | MEDIUM : Bust-41, Waist-38, Across Shoulder-14.5, Full Length-48, Sleeve Length-17.5, Sleeve Hem-11.25. | LARGE : Bust-43, Waist-38, Across Shoulder-15, Full Length-48, Sleeve Length-17.5, Sleeve Hem-11.5|
|Note||Disclaimer: Color of the fabric may vary slightly from lot to lot as khadi is handspun and handwoven and no two fabric can be completely the same. Weaving irregularities is not a fabric defect|
|Care||Mild Machine wash / Hand wash|
|COD - Option||Not Available|