Maroon Eri cotton saree
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This elegant maroon saree is made of fine Eri silk and cotton, this saree has the traditional Assamese royal Kingkhap motif in the rare muga silk. The saree comes with a matching blouse piece
The motif used in this saree is called the 'kingkhap', a version of the well known paisley, patronised by the royal families of the Ahom kings. The word kingkhap apparently originates from the Chinese word kumkhwab which means less sleep, probably to signify the sleepless nights put in by weavers in making this pattern by hand.