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About Mekhela Chador Online

Mekhela Chador is a type of saree worn by the women of Assam. This is the traditional attire of the Assamese women. Mekhela Chadar consists of mainly two pieces of clothes. The bottom half is called ‘mekhela’. This is cylindrically shaped attire and extends from the waist to the toes. It is folded into pleats to fit around the waist and tucked in. The chador is the piece that covers the upper part of your body. One end of it is tucked in to the upper portion of Mekhela and the other end is draped around the torso, like a pallu. In addition to these two pieces of clothes, a blouse that fits properly is also worn nowadays. Earlier another piece of cloth called ‘riha’ was worn instead of a blouse.

The exact time when Mekhla Chadar originated is not known, but it has been worn by women of Assam from time immemorial. This is worn by women of all age groups and is beautiful attire that enhances the charm of the Assamese women.

Assamese Mekhela Chadar is mainly produced in a small town in Assam, named Sualkuchi. The women weavers are the real people Involved in its making. The Mekhela Chador made here are in great demand in Assam as well as the other parts of India. Mekhela Chador designs vary from one product to the other. There are mekhela chadars that you can wear at home and also those which are beautifully made and fit for wearing on any special occasions. Mekhela Chadar designs vary from simple ones to intricate designs that make it look rich and decorative.

There are three varieties of Mekhla Chadars. Muga Mekhela Chador is made of muga silk and is very durable.  Eri Mekhela Chador is made with eri silk and is warm and soft in texture. Pat Mekhela chador is made of pat silk. This is white in color, which range from brilliant white to off white.  Mekhla Chadar price ranges from affordable rates to expensive rates.

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Shimply offers an exclusive range of Mekhela Chadar online. These Mekhela Chadar are available from authenticated sellers and come in a range of colours, textures, fabrics and designs.

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Shimply.com brings you pure and authentic Mekhela Chadar from across the country. With an awesome collection of designs and fabric, we offer great selection in Chanderi Sarees, Bengal Handloom Sarees, Bengal Tant Sarees, Uppada Sarees, Gadwal Handloom Sarees, Venkatgiri Sarees, Pochampally Ikat Sarees, Narayanpet Sarees, Kanchipuram Silk Sarees, Bhagalpuri Silk Sarees, Rajasthan Handloom Sarees, Kota Sarees, Bandhani Sarees, Madhubani Sarees, Assam Silk Sarees, Bollywood Sarees and many more.

Orders placed for Mekhela Chadar online are dispatched within 2-3 working days (details are mentioned for each product separately) and they reach you within 2-3 days in India and 5-15 days in any other part of the world! We make every effort to make your online mekhela chadar shopping experience with us a pleasurable one.

Mekhela Chadar Blogs

Assamese Weddings – Plain Yet Majestic Assam, one of the seven sisters of North East India is known for its scenic beauty, vivid and vibrant festivals, cultural diversity, magnificent wildlife and of course, captivating tea gardens. Just as natural beauty, Assamese Biya (wedding) is no less enticing. Assamese wedding is an ensemble of lots of unique customs and traditions that are quite different from other Indian cultural weddings. The bride wears ‘Mekhela Chadar’...................