What is Kota silk sarees?

Kota silk is also called as Kota Doria, it is the name of a light weight fabric made of tiny woven squares (khat) which is still hand woven on traditional pit looms in Kaithoon near Kota in Rajasthan and in some of the surrounding villages. The chequered weave of a Kota sari is very popular. The Kota cotton sarees gained quick popularity owing to its diaphanous nature which makes it very light in weight giving an airy comfort when worn.

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