Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Textiles > Skirts > Long > Long Printed Dori Skirt from Gujarat with Patch Work
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Colors (19)
Beige
Beige
Blue Tint
Blue Tint
Button Blue
Button Blue
Caviar Black
Caviar Black
Faded Rose
Faded Rose
Fandango Pink
Fandango Pink
Garnet Pose
Garnet Pose
Golden Apricot
Golden Apricot
Honey Peach
Honey Peach
Multicolored
Multicolored
Oak Buff
Oak Buff
Pistachio
Pistachio
Prism Pink
Prism Pink
Rugby Tan
Rugby Tan
Sunburst
Sunburst
Toasted Nut
Toasted Nut
Vanilla
Vanilla
Winter Pear
Winter Pear
Yellow Cream
Yellow Cream
Long Printed Dori Skirt from Gujarat with Patch Work

Long Printed Dori Skirt from Gujarat with Patch Work

Long Printed Dori Skirt from Gujarat with Patch Work -

Availability:
Specifications:

Rayon

Elastic Waist up to 38 in
Length 38 in.
Patch Colors and Print will be Assorted/Random
Item Code:
STG87
Color:
Quantity (Pieces)
Price:
$25.00    Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Long Printed Dori Skirt from Gujarat with Patch Work

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 74874 times since 26th May, 2019

This Tukari (Patch) Skirt is a delightful blend of both skills, meaningful arrangement of pieces, and fine and precise needle-work. It is composed of small pieces of various sizes as also variously dyed, printed and designed but these are not old worn out rags irregular in shapes. Most of them are rectangular – large or just squarish, and are taken from fresh lengths of rayon fabric. Further, such lengths are properly coloured using various dying methods, such as mono-colour dye, batik dye, and printed with both, colourful patterns and various mono-colour motifs. Not casually, different pieces are so arranged that on one hand they greatly contribute to the unity of the whole so much so that it looks like a piece crafted out of a single length, and on the other, each piece stands for its own identity affording to those around delightful contrast. What could otherwise look odd untwisted ropes used for defining joints between each two pieces attribute to the piece the real magic.

Though now one of the most loved contemporary fashions this tukari skirt made of pieces stitched together inherits its ethnicity and antiqueness from one of India’s early costume traditions. The earliest example of a pieced costume is reported from the life of Buddha who was presented by a poor disciple a chadara – sheet, composed of old rags. It was not its cost the Buddha out of respect for this disciple’s sentiments as also for his massive labour and talent that transformed the poorest of the rags into a magnificent wear for the Great Master that since onwards the Buddhism accepted a pieced chadara as one of its most venerated objects.

Later, the Buddhism followed the cult of pieced wears as one of its most sacred practices and to utilise old wears is still one of Buddhism’s golden principles. Whenever a Buddhist teacher passes away his last wear is pieced and divided among his disciples each using his share as his teacher’s blessings and composing with it a proper wear considered most sacred. Later, another sectarian Master Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, is known to have in his use a tukari chadara. Patch-work, a highly skilled art requiring finest needle-work, is almost another version of pieced costumes.   

This description by Prof. P.C. Jain and Dr Daljeet. Prof. Jain specializes on the aesthetics of ancient India. Dr Daljeet is the chief curator of the Visual Arts Gallery at the National Museum of India, New Delhi. They have both collaborated on numerous books on Indian art and culture.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
  • Buy it for the style. The patches themselves from one skirt to another are completely different. The seams and the the way they patch are the only thing that look like the same. I bought the beige and although it is different it is just as attractive. The dye makes the patterns look very uniform. Most of my patterns are a shades of blue and pink.It looks antiqued with the dye. I am 5'3 and expected it to be long. But this skirt makes it easy to adjust. Just fold down the waist or hem up the bottom tier. I am glad I bought it. I wish I could post a photo.
    by Iris on 27th Jul 2016
  • I love this skirt, however, being a short 5'1 individual it is wayyyyy too big for me... I will probably end up giving it away. If you are a shorter woman this might be a waste of money, it was for me. If you are a taller women then I would highly recommend this skirt. It is very well made and is GORGEOUS.
    by Ace on 2nd Nov 2014
  • Quero 20 saias, várias cores, tamanho váriados...pequena, média e grande.
    by Carla/ Ahmed on 14th Sep 2014
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Long Printed Dori Skirt from Gujarat with Patch Work (Skirts | Textiles)

Pale-Gold Heavy Embroidered Neck Patch with Crystals and Mirrors
Cambric
10" X 14"
Item Code: SFJ37
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Zari-Embroidered Flower Pot Patch with Sequins and Beads
Cambric
7" X 3"
Item Code: SFJ36
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Pair of Embroidered Peacock Paisley Patches with Sequins
Cambric
8" X 5.5"
Item Code: SFJ40
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Pale Gold Zardosi Neck Patch with Embroidered Beads All-Over
Cambric
10.5" X 10.5"
Item Code: SFJ42
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Pair of Golden Elephant Patches with Sequins and Beads
Cambric
3.5" X 3"
Item Code: SFJ43
$10.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Multicolor Thread Embroidered Paisley Patch with Crystals and Sequins
Cambric
10" X 7.5"
Item Code: SFJ45
$10.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Zardosi Bird Cage Patch with Embellished Crystals
Cambric
8" X 3.5"
Item Code: SFJ46
$55.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kelly Green Mirror Neck Patch with Studded Crystals and Beads
Cambric
10" X 8"
Item Code: SFJ47
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Zari Embroidered Floral Patch with Crystals and Stones
Cambric
9.5" X 4.5"
Item Code: SFJ48
$10.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Zardosi Dancing Village Folks Patch with Cut-Work
Cambric
5" X 4"
Item Code: SFJ49
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Multicolor Stones and Beads Studded Paisley Patch with Sequins All-Over
Cambric
6.5" X 4.5"
Item Code: SFJ51
$10.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Pair of Zardosi Embroidered Swastik Patch with Sequins
Cambric
1.5" X 1.5"
Item Code: SFJ44
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Designer Paisley Patch with Embroidery and Crystals
Designer Paisley Patch with Embroidery and CrystalsDesigner Paisley Patch with Embroidery and Crystals
Cambric
11" X 7"
Item Code: SFJ50
$10.00
Color:
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ari-Embroidered Floral Long Patch with Studded Crystals
Ari-Embroidered Floral Long Patch with Studded CrystalsAri-Embroidered Floral Long Patch with Studded Crystals
Silk
22" X 5.5"
Item Code: SFJ34
$35.00
Color:
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Zardozi Embroidered Neck Patch with Mirrors and Crystals
Zardozi Embroidered Neck Patch with Mirrors and CrystalsZardozi Embroidered Neck Patch with Mirrors and Crystals
Cambric
10" X 9.5"
Item Code: SFJ33
$25.00
Color:
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
http://fabrikadialogov.ru/%d1%81%d1%82%d1%80%d0%b0%d0%bd%d0%b8%d1%86%d0%b0-%d0%b2-%d1%84%d0%b5%d0%b9%d1%81%d0%b1%d1%83%d0%ba%d0%b5/ http://www.google.co.th/url?q=http://www.kirolan.ru/bitrix/rk.php?goto=http://ulin21.com/appi/content/create-payday-loans-direct-lender-only-no-teletrack-your-parents-would-be-proud https://zerde.gov.kz/bitrix/redirect.php?event1=&event2=&event3=&goto=http://drsaurabhaoncologist.com/forbidden-truth-about-aspire-money-loan-reviews-revealed-old-pro http://cause-premature-ejaculation.com/anxiety-causes-premature-ejaculation/ http://fondedinstvo.ru/bitrix/rk.php?goto=http://fullkade.com/Go/index.php%3Furl=https://www.daule.gob.ec/UserProfile/tabid/43/UserID/117383/language/en-US/Default.aspx http://www.bakuoilrefinery.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=mcgrifon.ru%2Fbitrix%2Frk.php%3Fgoto%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.livesweden.se%2Fmembers%2Fulyssesaleman0%2F https://jtbtigers.com/paydayloaninterestrates588993 http://yomoto.ru/engine/redirect.php?url=http://www.livata.com/how-make-your-product-ferrari-same-day-money-loans/ http://zeppelin.tj/bitrix/redirect.php?event1=&event2=&event3=&goto=https://engawa.kakaku.com%2Fjump%2F%3Furl%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.livesweden.se%2Fmembers%2Fulyssesaleman0%2F/ http://rivercampflorida.net/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=www.mincultri.ru%2Fbitrix%2Frk.php%3Fgoto%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fjuegosfriv100000.com%2Fprofile%2Fsaulappleba http://randfin.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=vilka-ready.ru%2Fbitrix%2Frk.php%3Fgoto%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fks.jiali.tw%2Fuserinfo.php%3Fuid%3D3571580 http://s.Tumblej.dum@cenovis.the-m.co.kr/?a%5B%5D=%3Ca+href%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fjeovabarbosaengenharia.com%2Fproperty%2Fcondominio-ecotajacuaba%2Fgl_ecotajacuaba05%2F%3Evisit+their+website%3C%2Fa%3E http://www.schekino.ru/bitrix/rk.php?goto=http://photos.newocx.com/index.php?url=http://www.tunes-interiors.com/UserProfile/tabid/81/userId/9229710/Default.aspx http://jewishtoolkit.org/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=www.coolen-pluijm.nl%2F%2Fcookies%2F%3Furl%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.dtt.marche.it%2FUserProfile%2Ftabid%2F43%2FUserID%2F8900254%2FDefault.aspx http://st.or.age.eem.o@qos-web6.exigo.ch/phpinfo.php?a%5B%5D=%3Ca+href%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Ftravelnstay.in%2FUserProfile%2Ftabid%2F61%2FuserId%2F6690947%2FDefault.aspx%3E%22payday+loans+online%22%3C%2Fa%3E http://www.spiritualgifts.org/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=urupinsk.net%2Fbitrix%2Frk.php%3Fgoto%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.sienando.com%2Findex.php%2FStephanieFlockhart/ http://www.ub.edu/italiano/index.php?title=Usuari:BIWShanel513633 https://www.google.co.nz/url?sa=t&source=web&url=https://bid.westcentralauctionco.com%2Fview-auctions%2Fcatalog%2Fid%2F17235%2Flot%2F2381397%2F%3Furl%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fkea.obr14.ru%2Fuser%2FEdison85N8141%2F https://dbasia.me/paydayloansindc35186 http://www.goslingshot.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=byterg.ru%2Fbitrix%2Frk.php%3Fgoto%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.tunes-interiors.com%2FUserProfile%2Ftabid%2F81%2FuserId%2F9229710%2FDefault.aspx http://www.ancientsofia.bg/en/node/106294 http://sm-industry.ru/bitrix/rk.php?goto=http://tiu.ru/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tunes-interiors.com%2FUserProfile%2Ftabid%2F81%2FuserId%2F9229710%2FDefault.aspx http://seejaneski.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=i.mobilerz.net%2Fjump.php%3Furl%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.livesweden.se%2Fmembers%2Fulyssesaleman0%2F http://spheresofa.net/bbs/yybbs.php/clear.php?s=boro https://zab.tv/bitrix/redirect.php?event1=&event2=&event3=&goto=http://www.livesweden.se/members/ulyssesaleman0/ http://www.go-skateboarding.com/?p=1088 http://niceweding.com/board_dKxQ84/936600 http://likenewethospace.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=mirt-med.ru%2Fbitrix%2Frk.php%3Fgoto%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fkea.obr14.ru%2Fuser%2FEdison85N8141%2F http://ferditayfur.gen.tr/modules.php?name=Your_Account&op=userinfo&username=HiramNoack http://www.ez-flo.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=power-crimea.ru%2Fbitrix%2Frk.php%3Fgoto%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.livesweden.se%2Fmembers%2Fulyssesaleman0%2F http://iurii.com/go.php?go=http://www.vauxhall-angels.de/forum/redir.php%3Furl=http://helskens.be/content/what-you-should-do-find-out-about-payday-2-ps3-youre-left-behind http://ceasamef.sn/index.php/2017/10/12/pv-mercredi-07-juin-2017/ http://www.expresstyle-shop.ru/bitrix/redirect.php?event1=&event2=&event3=&goto=http://www.haetsaldun-clinic.co.kr/Question/647473 http://www.xyddn.com/plus/guestbook.php http://www23.tok2.com/home/dkt23/keiji/jawanote.cgi
Michaelfem
I received my Manjushri statue today and I can't put in words how delighted I am with it! Thank you very much. It didn't take very long to get here (the UK) - I wasn't expecting it for a few more weeks. Your support team is very good at providing customer service, too. I must conclude that you have an excellent company.
Mark, UK.
A very comprehensive site for a company with a good reputation.
Robert, UK
I am extremely happy to receive such a beautiful and unique brass idol of Bhagavan Shri Hanumanji. It has been very securely packed and delivered without delay. Thank you very much.
Dheeranand Swamiji
I love this website . Always high quality unique products full of spiritual energy!!! Very fast shipping as well.
Kileigh
Thanks again Exotic India! Always perfect! Great books, India's wisdom golden peak of knowledge!!!
Fotis, Greece
I received the statue today, and it is beautiful! Worth the wait! Thank you so much, blessings, Kimberly.
Kimberly, USA
I received the Green Tara Thangka described below right on schedule. Thank you a million times for that. My teacher loved it and was extremely moved by it. Although I have seen a lot of Green Tara thangkas, and have looked at other Green Tara Thangkas you offer and found them all to be wonderful, the one I purchased is by far the most beautiful I have ever seen -- or at least it is the one that most speaks to me.
John, USA
Your website store is a really great place to find the most wonderful books and artifacts from beautiful India. I have been traveling to India over the last 4 years and spend 3 months there each time staying with two Bengali families that I have adopted and they have taken me in with love and generosity. I love India. Thanks for doing the business that you do. I am an artist and, well, I got through I think the first 6 pages of the book store on your site and ordered almost 500 dollars in books... I'm in trouble so I don't go there too often.. haha.. Hari Om and Hare Krishna and Jai.. Thanks a lot for doing what you do.. Great !
Steven, USA
Great Website! fast, easy and interesting!
Elaine, Australia
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India