Why is a Saree seen as the embodiment of Indian Women Wear?

Posted by AKASH KUMAR

Why is a Saree seen as the embodiment of Indian Women Wear?

The versatile garment Saree had humble beginnings that can be traced back to the time of Indus Valley Civilization (3300 – 1300 B.C) in North-West India. The first generation of sarees was made by cotton & dyes such as Indigo, Lac, Red Madder & Turmeric were used to color them. The name saree comes from a word found in Jain & Buddhist Scripts called “Sattika” that means Women’s Attire. It was also known as Poshak which was a Hindi term. It consisted of three items namely: Antriya – The lower garment Uttariya – A veil worn over the shoulder or...

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