Chanderi Cotton silk fabric, best known for its handloom clusters; is light in weight, has a sheer or transparent texture, and is a beautiful summer fabric. Chanderi fabric is a shimmery fabric characterized by its glossy transparency. This fabric possesses a timeless combination of bright color borders on an off-white base over Chanderi sarees and Chanderi suits, likewise. Quality, color, and motifs of Chanderi silk add a royal touch and feel to garments. Chanderi silk fabric should be dry cleaned and dried in shade; drying in direct sunlight should be avoided.
Chanderi fabric coming from a small town of Chanderi , Madhya Pradesh, Chanderi fabric has derived its name from this town itself.
According to the known history, Chanderi’s woven tales can be traced back to 7thCentury B.C. when it was woven with hand spun cotton for producing turbans for Maratha rulers. It was also a favorite fabric among ancient kings and Maharanis and Chanderi saris were considered as a symbol of royalty.