South Indian traditional motifs. Authentic Kancheevaram silk and gold brocade trim of Bharatanatyam dance costumes. The silk is pure mulberry silk and the brocade is done with the best gold zari and will not fade / darken with age. Base fabric is a mulberry silk on the warp and weft. Straight from hallowed evenings of temple dance and music of a bygone era patronized by South Indian royalty. This style of trims adorned the elaborately pleated silk costumes of Bharatanatyam dancers who showcased their dancing talent in the temples of South India.
Brimming with the history of dancers who once patronized it, the weaving mastery of South Indian silk weavers and the purity of silk and gold zari that went into it.
Dimensions: Full width of trim is 3.75in. Brocade measures 2.50 in. Sold in Half Yards, continuous.
Color: Black and Gold Brocade.
Recommended usage: Accessorize evening purses, dresses, heritage costumes, Indian dresses, sari blouses etc.