Gharchola is a saree, traditionally used as a head/ shoulder drape, called as Odhani/ Chunari/ Chundari. Since it is wedding apparel, it is usually in auspicious colors of red/ maroon and green/ yellow. A variant of the popular Bandhani saree, Gharchola is distinguishable by its typical grid pattern. Gharchola (also known as Ghatchola and Gharcholu) from Gujarat is woven on Cotton or Silk fabric in large checks of using Silk and Zari threads. This is further colored in Bandhani or tie & dye technique.the bright red and green checked design traditional bridal cotton or silk saree from Gujarat – narrates a beautiful Indian wedding clothes.These checkered patterns are filled with small golden motifs of peacocks, lotus, human figures, and floral designs. A typical Gharchola is made in Red color, embellished with yellow and white dots, and is 5.5 metres in length & 46 inches in width. This saree makes a wedding or any other ritual for that matter, a scenic and picturesque occasion.These checkered patterns are filled with small golden motifs of peacocks, lotus, human figures, and floral designs. A typical Gharchola is made in Red color, embellished with yellow and white dots, and is 5.5 metres in length & 46 inches in width. This saree makes a wedding or any other ritual for that matter, a scenic and picturesque occasion.The making of a Gharchola is an intricate and a time-consuming process. It starts off with a starched fabric which is fixed to a large wooden frame using nails. fabric on the loom it is dyed in various colors, mostly red or green.

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