Purbasha, Tripura Govt Emporium
Tripura is a tiny State in India in the North East, bordering Bangladesh. The population mainly consists of hilly and tribal people. Purbasha, Tripura State shopping Emporium in Baba Kharak Singh Marg Delhi is called Purbasha.
Purbasha stocks a variety of products as also furniture made from cane and bamboo. There are baskets, table mats and runners, trays, stools ,chairs and tables, all made from cane or bamboo. There are a few pieces on the ground floor and several other pieces on the basement floor.
In addition, they have a great range of sarees and fabrics at very reasonable prices. They stock Jamdani /Tant sarees.
The Tant is the one of the finest forms of handloom products originally from West Bengal. The sari is woven from cotton and is very famous for its lightness and transparency. Jamdani weaving is a rich intricate and traditional work on cotton or fine cotton (muslin).
Today, Jamdani sarees are available in cotton, pure silk and tussar silk. Daccai (Dhakai) Jamdani sarees are distinct from other varieties due to their very fine texture and their elaborate and ornate workmanship.
The saris are elegant, simple & affordable. Tant cotton saris with gold zari work are around Rs. 2000 a piece. The saris are in very light shades such as beige, off white, pink & yellow. If you are looking for original Bengali Tant saris then this emporium is one of the best shops in Delhi. For reviews of more such Delhi shop reviews, check out Shopkhoj!