₹ 4,000.00

An ode to Tagore's finest & most complex female characters in exquisite handwoven Jamdani with a decadent style that is so reminiscent of the Victorian era sensibilities. Short Kurtas for Women in fresh colors.

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₹ 4,000.00
No two pieces will ever be alike:
We work with Handlooms & all our products are Handcrafted with love by our talented artisans & masters. Since our making process is entirely by hand, slight aberrations in textile, printing, painting, embroidery and sewing are bound to happen and cannot be considered as “damaged.” No two pieces will be alike in anything Handmade & that makes each piece unique.

Colour Variations:
While we photograph only in natural light and try our best to make sure that the colours shown on our website are accurate, actual colours may vary a little. The precise colour of the product may vary due to colour variability in computers, laptops, screen monitors, mobiles, tablets and or other devices screen peculiarities or resolution. We try to give as many colour choices as possible per design & give you actual product swatches as colour options on our website. Please be aware that we will not be responsible if the colour is not what you expected it to be at the time of purchase. Because all our products are custom made and cannot be returned for reasons of colour, please make sure that you understand that colour variations are possible from our photography of the actual products.

We share our standard size chart for all our products on our website. All our stitched products come with extra margin & stitches should you need to alter this. We also offer unstitched fabric with artwork appliqued for most of our designs as an option. We stitch as per your unique order that is a combination of Design, Fabric, Colour, Sleeves or Sleeveless so it is a custom made for you & cannot be returned for reasons of wrong size.

Care for Fabrics:
- Preferably always dry clean. Or, gentle hand wash in cold water.
- Do not machine wash.
- Do not soak in water.
- Always dry in shade.
- Never use detergents or chemicals on the painting/embroidery/screen printing.
- Always iron the painting/embroidery/screen printing inside out.

Care for all other Materials:
- Preferably always gentle clean with a dry wipe.
- Do not soak in water.
- Never use detergents or chemicals on the painting/screen printing.

Nastanirh is a 1901 Bengali novella by Rabindranath Tagore.
Tagore was one of the authors who would often put his female characters at the fore of his stories. His work explored the banality of our society ??s hyper-moralism and hypocrisy when it came to treating women, and the women in his stories, in turn, questioned everything ?? from untouchability to the caste system and even religious jingoism.
Nastanirh (The Broken Nest) was adapted into the film Charulata ?? perhaps the finest example of what society does to a woman ??s potential by choosing to relegate her to the confines of her home, tying her down with stereotypes and by teaching her to strip off her own ambitions.
Tagore's Nastanirh concerns what happens in an upper-class Bengali household when the neglected young wife; Charulata of a workaholic newspaper editor (Bhupati) develops an unsettlingly close relationship with her husband's younger male cousin (Amal).

Presenting the ??Charulata ? Jamdani Short Kurtas - an ode, a homage to one of Tagore ??s finest stories & complex female characters. An exquisite handwoven Jamdani with traditional buttis crafted into a simple, relaxed fit Short Kurta with delicate lace trimmings around the neck, bell sleeves & long side slits.

The Charulata Jamdani Short Kurtas can be paired with our Staples Dhuti. Or, with any bottom options of your choice.

Material: Cotton Khadi

Colors: Available in 5 color options - Rama Green, Melon, Lilac, Violet & Maroon
The model here can be seen wearing the Rama Green & Melon options.

Please note that colours and tones shown here are as close to the original as possible. Small variations may occur due to light, individual screen peculiarities or resolution.

Sizes: The kurta comes in standard ready to wear sizes XXS (Chest size 30) to XXL (Chest size 42)
See size chart for details on measurements.
Plus sizes can be made available on request.
Length of Short Kurta- 33 inches

Delivery: This limited edition Kurta is stitched to order/size, ships from India & will be dispatched in 3 weeks on confirmed order with payment.

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