The dupatta, a symbol of grace and tradition, has a rich history that dates back to the Indus Valley Civilization. Early evidence suggests its use in ancient cultures, and today, the cotton dupatta remains a beloved and versatile accessory in the realm of ethnic fashion. Crafted from breathable and comfortable cotton, these dupattas offer both style and comfort, making them an ideal choice for any occasion.
Embracing the Heritage: The Origins of Dupatta
The origins of the dupatta can be traced back to the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, where sculptures depict priests adorned with shawl-like scarves over their shoulders. This early evidence suggests that the use of the dupatta dates back to the early Indic culture, highlighting its deep-rooted significance in traditional attire.
Cotton: The Fabric of Comfort and Style
Cotton, known for its breathability and lightweight properties, is the perfect fabric for year-round wear. The natural cellulose fibers ensure lasting color retention, making cotton dupattas a durable and vibrant addition to your wardrobe. Whether for casual wear or office attire, cotton dupattas provide both elegance and ease.
Versatility in Size and Design
Standard cotton dupattas typically range from 2.3m to 2.5m in length with a width of 40 to 45 inches. Each handmade dupatta is a unique piece, showcasing the artistic talent of the weavers and artisans. At Matkatus, we present an extensive range of cotton dupattas, featuring block prints in mul cotton and cambric cotton with Sanganeri, bagru, Dabu, Bagh, Kalamkari, Ajrak prints, and handwoven dupattas in Handspun, Jamdani, Ikat, Shibori, and Hand Embroidered styles.
The cotton dupatta, rooted in history yet embracing modern flair, remains a timeless and versatile accessory. Its comfort, elegance, and wide array of designs make it a must-have addition to every ethnic wardrobe. At Matkatus, we curate the finest collection of cotton dupattas, showcasing the creativity and skill of the world's best artisans and weavers. Explore our handpicked selection and embrace the essence of traditional artistry in every woven thread.
Is Free shipping available?
Yes, Matkatus offers Free shipping on orders over Rs.499 for India. Get FREE Shipping on orders over Rs. 25000 INR to USA and over Rs. 35,000 to Australia and New Zealand. For other countries, shipping costs are calculated at checkout.
What is the return policy?
If you're not satisfied with the product then you can return it within 7 days from the date of delivery for Indian orders. For international orders, if the package or the product needs to be returned then the customer has to bear the shipping charges.