Katan Silk is the purest form of silk with a plain woven fabric. The yarn used to make a Katan silk saree is made by wrapping various silk filaments giving a firm structure to the fabric. A katan silk fabric is very durable and soft. Katan is a plain fabric with pure silk threads. It consists of two threads twisted together and is mainly used for the warp of lightweight fabrics. Katan silk is hand woven using both warp and weft of pure silk. This silk fabric is extremely fine, soft and lustrous and has made Banarasi world famous.
The origin of Katan silk sarees can be traced back to Persia and the royal women of the Mughal Empire, who were known to wear luxurious and elaborate Katan silk clothing. Due to her rugged nature and regal appearance, royal women adorned elaborate cloth garments with Katan silk
Katan is a plain fabric with pure silk threads. It consists of two threads twisted together and is mainly used for the warp of lightweight fabrics. … This silk fabric is extremely fine, soft and shiny and has made Banarasi famous all over the world.
There are a variety of Katan silk sarees available in the industry. popular types of Banarasi Katan silk sarees are listed below:
TRADITIONAL KATAN SAREES
If you are a stickler for the traditional look, opt for traditional Katan sarees. These sarees have traditional zari work and designs from the Mughal age. Some of the traditional designs included in these sarees are the peacock, jhalar, paisley motifs, and bel. Traditional Banarasi sarees make for the perfect bridal saree.
MODERN KATAN SAREES
Over the last few years, modern Katan sarees have become quite popular. Various modern designs have been integrated into a variety of traditional sarees like Kanjeevaram and pochampally sarees. Modern designs in bright colours add a contemporary touch to Banarasi silk sarees.
Shop latest and variety of collections of katan silk sarees only on Mirra clothing. we have a latest collections such as Peach Katan Silk Saree with Antique Gold Zari and Meenakari Weaves, Scarlet Red Katan Silk Saree with Gold Zari Weaves, Black Katan Silk Saree with Silver Zari Weaves and many more. The katan silk saree price starts from 5000 onwards..