Kasavu is a handcraft cream saree with gold designs and
borders, worn by Malayalee ladies. From the place where there is 'God's own
nation', Kerala's Kasavu develops as one of the finest traditional saris which
characterize the quintessence of the excellence of each lady in Kerala. It is a
handloom material which improves its marvelous through the inborn outskirts
absorbed the shade of immaculate gold. This texture sari is thought to be the
most propitious clothing for ladies in Kerela, particularly amid their new
year, according to the Hindu calender. Otherwise called Kasavu, Kerela Kasavu,
and Mundum Neriyathum (Nereyathum).
Source and History
Kerala Kasavu which was initially known as 'Mundum
Neryathum', follows itself route back to the Buddhist period. Gradually and
slowly this ethnic texture spread out its substance toward the southern parts
of India and turned out to be lavishly conspicuous in Kerala. Be that as it
may, the style of the texture likewise discovers its unique embodiment from the
Graeco-Roman culture which was known as 'Palmyrene'.
This clothing was continuously considered as a long bit of
texture which had a shaded gold outskirt that was shown as a long piece of
clothing and stuck onto to one side of the shoulder. Notwithstanding, this
clothing till the 1970s was not worn as an ordinary sari, as the pallu was not
considered as something that must be hung as an upper piece of clothing.
Exhibit Day Scenario
Golden fringes have now been supplanted with various types
and shade of zaris and the work and outlines which speak to the traditional
culture, are presently created in the substance of Resham,
Kerala Kasavu Fabric
Upgrading the look and charm of the sari. Customary Kasavu
pullovers have now made ready for planner shirts, which are more in a state of
harmony with the present era and current in vogue tastes and patterns. The
upper dress of the mundu is never again traditionally tucked inside the Kasavu
pullovers, since now according to the current patterns these pallus go over the
left shoulder which gives the whole clothing a complex look.
The brilliant and cream crochet made on this ethnic texture
are naturally set giving the clothing a traditional interest. The fringes which
are determined to the pallu or on the body of the sari look like a film reel as
the outskirts are planned in a kerela kasavu style with the utilization of
various shaded strings, engraving ethnic and religious themes in multi-hued
Faces Behind the
This fine art introduced on the sari symbolized and characterized the identity and the social part of ladies who had their social roots somewhere down in the soil of Kerala. The first quintessence of this texture felt an observable nearness portrayed through the astounding portrayals of Painter Raja Ravi Verma. The plan of this texture additionally discovered its prominence in the fanciful stories like Mahabharata which depicted Shakuntala in numerous Kerala Kasavu clothing types.
The essential clothing of Kerala Kasavu is fundamentally
arranged into two bits of pieces of clothing; one is the "kara" which
speaks to the shaded piece of an outline that is engraved in the fringe and the
second which is the "Mundu" that characterizes the lower segment of
the portion of clothing. The clothing additionally comprises of the upper
article of clothing which is known as the 'Neriyathu'.
Kasavu embroidery has gone past saris by engraving
themselves onto pieces of clothing like salwar kameez, in vogue
"Onakodi" clothing, which is a mix of present day and traditional
look, skirts, kurtis and some more. Traditional kasavu outskirts have additionally
been inventively supplanted by Diamonds and check formed themes and outlines.
Brilliant fringes have included more hues like Green and Red in them, along
these lines upgrading the look much more.