The Tantalizing Tant•
Posted on August 31 2014
A lot of women prefer to wear Saree for daily wear. In the hustle-bustle of today’s life it is difficult to carry a Saree. The hectic traveling and long hours required to reach office makes it difficult to wear a Saree. No matter what, every women loves this Indian Traditional wear. However it’s not that difficult. For every occasion there is a Saree, likewise for everyday wear there is a Saree that’s light in weight and has been worn by a number of women in west Bengal and Bangladesh. That’s Tant Saree. Tant Sarees are made by the weavers from all over West Bengal and Bangladesh but typically few places like Murshidabad, Nadia, Hoogly of West Bengal and Dhaka, Tangail of Bangladesh are famous for Tant saree weaving.
Tant Sarees are woven with cotton thread and are distinguished by their lightness and transparency. It’s the perfect saree for the hot and humid climate of India. Since the Tant Sarees are made for daily wear, they are low cost, starting from Rs 350/-.
The typical Tant saree is characterized by a thick border and a decorative pallau, woven using a variety of floral, paisley and other artistic motifs. Printed, hand-painted and embroidered patterns are also used to get a larger variety of designs. Different motifs including floral element, solar element and recently even modern art are depicted in this Saree.
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