Kanishka’s Kolkata is a small shop in a residential area in Gariahat. Tussar, pure silk and cotton sarees are prominently displayed. They have a beautiful collection of Tussar with Shiburi block prints. The sarees are priced @ Rs11000/a piece.The sarees are commissioned from handloom weavers from all over India. Ikaat sarees & Dhakai Jamdani find pride of place here.
The vibrant and colorful motifs use a range of vegetable dyes, tea leaves, indigo, roots, and flower petals. Fabrics like handlooms, mulmul, tussar and raw silk are popular in the store.
Skirts and kurtis, and short kurtas with pants are also part of the offering.Dress materials with hand woven block prints and embroidered textiles are also available. The stoles & dupattas in Tussar are good value for money in this store.