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Mangalagiri Sarees

Mangalagiri 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.

Updated on 28th October, 2015
District: Guntur
Location: Mangalagiri    


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