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Tangail Saree

Tangail Saree is a renowned handicraft product of West Bengal. It is woven mostly in Shantipur, Dhaniakhali, Bagampur and Farasdanga. This saree is known for its comfort and elegance.

Tangail Saree contains tiny repeating patterns, giving the feel of an embroidery work. Its borders are adorned with designs depicting temples and the patterns seen on the ‘rudraksha’ (a bead used for religious purposes). This saree basically comes in two varieties; one is a made from cotton while the other from silk. The cotton saree is light colored and is worn mostly in summer. The silk saree features dark shades and is mostly preferred during special occasions.

Updated on 4th September, 2014

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