The Karvat Kathi sarees and fabrics curated in Maharashtra originated in the Vidarbha region of the state, which is now an indispensable part of their culture and livelihood. This unique style is auspicious wear for various religious occasions like marriage, Diwali, baby shower celebration, etc. Tassar cocoon is a type of silk widely used in the making of Karvat Kathi saree.
The temple designs throughout the borders produced in various sizes are what make this style stand out from other weaving styles. Under the instructions of Mr. Y. K. Suryavanshi, Deputy Director at Nagpur-based Weavers Service Center, senior artisans like Mr. Pasan Shetty, Mr. Gajanan Dhekate, and many others employed at the center create this aesthetically upfront piece of art. They supply their produce to various state-owned handloom showrooms like Indrayani, a center run by the Government of Maharashtra.
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