Southloom™ Handloom Premium Single Mundum Neriyathum (Set Mundu) with Elephant Motifs on Body
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Mundum Neriyathum (or Set Mund) is the traditional clothing of women in Kerala, South India. It is the oldest remnant of the ancient form of the saree which covered only the lower part of the body. In the mundum neriyathum, the most basic traditional piece is the mundu or lower garment which is the ancient form of the saree denoted in Malayalam as 'Thuni' (meaning cloth), while the neriyathu forms the upper garment the mundu. The mundum neryathum consists of two pieces of cloth, and could be worn in either the traditional style with the neriyathu tucked inside the blouse, or in the modern style with the neriyathu worn over the left shoulder.
This Southloom Handloom Mundum Neriyathum was handcrafted to perfection using the finest quality cotton and the best half fine Kasavu.
This is an authentic Southloom branded Handloom Set Mund woven by one of our master weavers. The village has been renowned throughout centuries for the fine pieces of traditional attire that it churns out.
Every piece of Southloom clothing has the signature of the artisan woven into it. It takes days of expertise to create this perfect handloom.
The cotton used in this product is naturally processed with rice starch before being woven into clothing by the weaver herself / himself. No animal fat or artificial chemicals are used in the process.
Through every purchase of this Southloom Handloom saree you are supporting the livelihood and empowerment of several Handloom weavers from villages across Kerala!
Fabric : Naturally Processed Cotton
Weaving Method : Handloom
Pallu : 4 inch
Border : 3 inch
Includes top piece and bottom piece