Waraseoni sarees are known for their simplicity, beauty and grace. They have a long history of handmade sarees. The weaving communities are said to have derived their name from Kostis or Kosas or Tusar silk.
In the past, sarees were made entirely of cotton woven into a thick, flannel-like fabric. Weavers are turning towards silk and silk cotton. They are wearing elegant aesthetics clothes made from yarn. The fabric is made from Stoles, salwars, accessories and furnishings. The weavers are weaving Chanderi and Maheshwari fabrics which ensure the fabric live upto high standards.
- Telugu and Maratha communities dominate the cotton and fine cotton fabrics.
- Belongs to the Waraseoni River, as Wainganga cotton is sometimes called
- The government supports agriculture and weaving. As a supplementary activity, it is becoming increasingly important in forestry
- Good economic value with minimal investment.
- History of hand weaving has survived due to its ability of changing needs.
- Saris have a fascinating age of over 5,000 years.
- Cotton spun is the oldest surviving literary work.
- The Indus Valley Civilization spin at least 3000 BC. Cotton.
- Sari was worn by both men and women and it is called as chira in Sanskrit.
- The design is based on manual measurements. Like Ekanga, Ungal, Teen Ungal, Chad Ungal.
- Colors used – different clouds were used. The colours used are interesting.
- Border – always has a red background.
- Striped Designs – A saree with a striped body
- Bhaga – has several stripes.
- Saree comes in two forms: lighter and darker
- Warp Edge Motifs – Karvati or Double Karvati.
- Various traditional sarees contain designs and patterns.
- Poster weaving machines and fabric factories are under constant threat.
- The design is gradually becoming obsolete and requires some modern inspiration and
- Modifications as well as a contemporary design.
- Trade relations are weak and districts do not have clear brands for their products.
- Market links are weak and difficult to build a number of clusters on. These weaves did not achieve this team’s name as Chanderi.
- Most weavers are from an older generation and the art seems to be dying out.