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Assam handloom and handicrafts — What is Assamese mekhela chadar

What is Assamese Mekhela Chadar? How to wear it?


Mekhela chadar is a traditional attire worn by Assamese women. It is an unparalleled pride of Assam. Although the exact details of the originated date is not available, it is a treasured traditional dress of Assam worn since times immemorial. Mekhela chadar is easy to drape, extremely comfortable and looks good on anyone.  The making: Keeping intact the age old weaving culture of Assam, majority of the Assamese mekhela chadar is traditionally woven. The designs which are always woven and never printed portray the rich culture of Assam, showcasing the flora and fauna and other valuable treasures of the...

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