Bomkai saree originated from a small village called Bomkai in Ganjam district, South Odisha (woven mainly on coarse cotton).
Bomkai is woven by keeping warp stretched and extended while weft threads are interwoven within it. “Dobby”, “Jaala”, “Jacquard” techniques are used for this.
Prominent designs are Dancing doll, chariot, tree, horse, duck, tortoise, fish, peacock, buta/buti, boita (boat), creepers etc.
Motifs used are Kanthiphula, atasi flower, bitter gourd flower, fly, birds, peacock, fish lotus, damru etc in geometrical forms. Border motifs and rows of kumbha (temple spires) are seen.
This is a stunning cotton Odisha peacock Bomkai saree, in which full body has small peacocks and flowers and border has rudrakshas and ikat and pallu has the most amazing and rich extra weft work of flowers!
Wash Care: Dry-Wash, Wash dark colours separately, Do not bleach, Dry in shade
Occasion: Traditional functions, Marriage, Puja, Party and other special occasions
Source: Hand Woven In Sonepur, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Balangir district, Boudh District of Odisha
*Dry on clean horizontal surface under shade.
*Don’t dry the saree in direct sunlight.
*Store in clean, dry place away from insects, dust exclusive light and moisture.
*While ironing, keep the iron on medium heat & apply very low pressure. For best result use a stream iron.
*Don’t wash in hot water and avoid rubbing
Special Note: Due to various types of lightings and flash used during photo shoot, the colour of the product may vary from the image shown in website.