in Guntur District
of Andhra Pradesh
is famous for its special variety of saree
, called Mangalagiri Saree. This saree, featuring tribal designs, is very much in demand in the fashion market.
Mangalagiri sarees, woven from cotton, feature borders with closely-knit patterns embroidered with Ďzarií (gold-colored thread). Usually these patterns are minute checks or small simple frames. The Ďpalluí (falling edge of saree) is embellished with stripes, a typical tribal style, created with gold-colored embroidery. These sarees come in a variety of rich colors.