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Tussar Embroidery Sarees

West Bengal is renowned for its famed embroidery sarees woven from Tussar silk. These sarees are a blend of the lustrous quality of the special variety of silk and the beauty of embroidery. The embroidery is done using a particular stitch called the kantha, which is a kind of running stitch.

The Bengali Tussar Embroidery Sarees are specially handspun to contain a crisp pebbly texture on the surface. Conforming to Bengali tradition, these sarees are not artificially colored. The natural color of the silk is kept intact.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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