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Patteda Anchu Weaving of Karanataka

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Patteda Anchu Weaving of Karanataka

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The famous Patteda Anchu sarees belong to North Karanataka.  These traditional sarees formed part of the wedding trousseau of a bride, especially gifted to her by the father as blessing. It would first be presented to the Yellama goddess, and then given to the daughter. According to passed on stories, these sarees were also given to the devadasis as a traditional offering.

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