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Kolkata Market: Shawls and Scarves
Bombay Silk Store
If you are looking for exclusively printed silks, Bombay Silk Store is the shop to go to. They first opened their store in 1954. They have both casual wear and formal wear saris. Printed silk saris come highly recommended here. There is also a stunning variety of hand-embroidered shawls, scarves and stoles on display. The variety includes shawls made of silk and wool and viscose fabric. They are designed in house at the Bombay Silk Store and embellished with beautiful embroidery.
Byloom is the leading name for Kolkata handloom sarees, dupattas, tunics and mekhla ,which is a half saree. They focus exclusively on handloom products and on genuine and natural Indian fabrics. Matka, chettam, khadi and muslin are some of the fabrics they use that are further embellished with kantha stitch and block printing .Some of their other products are scarves, fashion fabrics, curtains, furnishings, bed spreads( hand woven and then hand quilted), throws, cushions, runners, mats and towels. They have received recognition from UNESCO in the form of the seal of excellence for handwoven and handloom creations .
91 33 24198727
Phulkari Punjab Government Emporium
Phulkari is a Punjab State Government Emporium in the Dakshinapan Shopping Complex in Kolkata . These days ,while shopping in Kolkata, you can even buy Phulkari dress materials and dupattas The name ‘Phulkari’ refers to the traditional floral embroidery work that is done by the women of Punjab . What was once a hobby for the rural Punjabi woman , has today taken center stage in the fashion world and is coveted for its colourful motifs . Apart from these garments, there are a wide range of jutis, ( colourful footwear ) durries( cotton rugs for the floor), pidhas ( small stools), wooden handicrafts and folk toys.
Pragjyotika Assam Emporium
Pragjyotika in Dakshinapan Complex This outlet of the Assam Government Emporium in Dakshinapan , Kolkata , has been in operation since the last 29 years . It is an extremely popular Kolkata shop and is known for its vast collection of Assam silk sarees, mekhlas,( half sarees) ,Assamese gamchhas, handmade accessories & costume jewellery . Assamese Silk Assamese silk sarees are made from Muga silk , Pat silk and the Eri or Endi silk. Muga yarn cannot be bleached or dyed and hence its natural golden color is retained in the fabric. Others like Pat silk are usually in brilliant white or off-white colour. Eri silk is soft and warm and is popularly used in shawls and quilts. Handicrafts They also stock handicrafts and décor items such as the miniature one horned rhinos, decorative hats , lampshades and baskets ,trays and flower vases . Some of them are made of straw and other natural light weight materials . The famous Assam Tea is available in this Kolkata shop.
+(91)-33-24237873, +(91)-9831024633, 9163129122
Gurjari is the emporium of the State of Gujarat. The many categories of products and their vibrant colours are both beautiful and exciting. Sarees, skirts, dupattas, home furnishings and gift items are all available in this store . These items reflect the arts and culture of Gujarat. Gurjari has been very popular with the Kolkata shoppers since its inception. The women of Kolkata are traditionally fond of wearing saris and the block printed Gujarati cotton sarees and the bandhni cotton sarees that are available in Gurjari are clear favorites, after the Bengal cotton sarees. These are known as Gurjari sarees in Kolkata. These typical Gujarati prints in cottons are available on skirts, kurtis and palazzos as well. The Patola silk sarees that are available here are also aprized possession of the Bengali women. Home furnishing items include embroidered cushion and bed covers with micro mirrors. The decorative wall and door hangings and warli paintings makefor wonderful home decoration as well as gift items. The costume jewelry of Gujaratis madeof silver, agate and beads and is much appreciated by the Kolkata shoppers.
033 2423 7117