Mangalagiri sarees and costume materials are a popular handloom product in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The name Mangalagiri is derived from the place Mangalagiri located some km from Vijayawada. The town of Mangalagiri is not only famous for its beautiful sarees, but also for being a pilgrimage destination. This special saree has intricate tribal designs which are woven in cotton with zari or gold designs which appear in small checks. The pallu (edge) of this saree is adorned with a striped pattern, which is a typical tribal decoration made of golden embroidery. Mangalagiri sarees are available in a multitude of vibrant colors which make it very stylish and gorgeous
Mangalagiri sarees are expensive, because these sarees are unique variety, woven from cotton and has the most characteristic features such like zari on the border and no woven designs on the body. Mangalagiri fabric is produced by weaving with the help of pitlooms from combed yarn by warp and woof interlacing. The fabric then undergoes the process of dyeing
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The Mangalagiri sari does not have any embellishments on its main body. It has zari or gold thread work embellished with Nizam border and pallu. These geometric and simple designs are inspired by tribal designs. Since these sarees only have a zari border and a zari on the pallu without any pattern woven on the main body of the sari, so the fabric is only woven on looms, which allows the weaver to exercise much more force during the weaving process without any gaps. This is what sets Mangalagiri textiles apart from other weavings.
Mangalagiri cotton is produced by the cotton yarn purchased from factories. This cotton thread is then boiled in water and caustic soda for a few hours before it can be dyed. If the yarn is to produce sarees of white color, it is bleached before weaving, otherwise for coloring, chemical dyes are used. After dyeing, the yarn is then dried in the sun before it is ready for the weaving process.