Brocade, often pronounced as ‘Brocar’. The word is made of two Kurdish words in Arabic, ‘Bro’, which means the prophet and ‘Car’, which means job or craft. Brocade is a very popular ornate shuttle-woven fabric. Brocade is often made with colorful threads silk, polyester, cotton, and sometimes with gold and silver threads. Due to the patronage of Mughal emperor Akbar, this beautiful textile reached its peak during the Mughal period. This embroidery has also been significantly talked about in the Vedic literature. The art also spread through Gujarat and nearby areas from Banaras. Banarasi brocades are composed of gold patterning, which is known as ‘Kalabattu’.
This beautifully eye-catching Ming-Green Brocade Dodama Fabric from Banaras with Woven Bootis in Golden Thread can be used either for making a blouse or a kurti. Believe it or not, this amazing shuttle-woven fabric blouse or kurti looks really beautiful when worn with a plain saree or salwar. The fabric has intricately woven bootis or motifs or kalabattu with golden thread. Golden thread is a signature for the Brocade work.
The entire fabric is embellished with beautiful golden bootis or gold leafy patterning forming a great contrast to the Ming-green colored base of the fabric. It is woven using a weft technique. The weaves of the fabric are done so intricately that they appear like an embroidered texture. It is a very lightweight fabric, which is very easy to carry and maintain. This Brocade Dodama Fabric is a great addition to every women’s wardrobe. You can get a beautiful kurti tailored to perfection with it. Usually, women prefer to use it as party-wear clothing.
Available: 6.5 yards
Pure Silk GeorgetteWidth - 44 inch
Item Code: SFD25
Price per yard: $35.00