Traditional Rajasthani Kota Doria Sarees – The Only Beauty That Never Fades


Last Updated on November 24, 2022 by Swadesi

Rajasthani Kota Doria Saree

Speaking of the shopping of traditional handicraft of India, one can just not miss buying the Kota Doria sarees. Kota Doria gets its name from “Kota” a place in Rajasthan and “Doria” means thread.

Kota Doria sarees is woven on a traditional pit loom in such a way that produces square check pattern on the fabrics. Square weave pattern makes it one of the finest open weave fabrics in India. Designs are produced first on the graph then traced on the fabrics with the help of various technologies.

Rajasthani Kota Doria Saree
Rajasthani Kota Doria Saree

These sarees are also popularly known as “Masuria”. They are made up of pure cotton and silks. These lightweight sarees are best for festivals and weddings.  The chequered weave on the Kota sari is very popular. This pattern of saree came into existence during the 17th and 18 the century i.e during the Aurangzeb region.

Kota Doria is an ideal fabric for the summer season as the thick and thin threads in regular intervals make it lightweight. Also, the cotton yarn provides stiffness to the saree were as silk adds luster to the fabrics.

Rajasthani Kota Doria Saree
Rajasthani Kota Doria Saree

Originally these sarees were only available in white color, but with the advent of technologies, tastes and passing time, Kota sari are now available in almost every possible color.

This sarees demand less maintenance as its fabric is soft, thin, airy, and translucent. This fabric is very comfortable to wear.

Kota Doria Printed Sarees

Kota sari is readily available online and also at local sari shops and high ranged showroom’s chains. Being lightweight this saree is good for summer seasons.

You can buy Kota Doria sari from our website Swadesi. Swadesi sells best quality cotton Kota Doria sari with different patterns and colors.  Most of the Kota Doria sari at Swadesi is directly sourced from Kota which is a hub of Kota sari.



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