Sunday Blog - Mythological Influence on Indian Traditional Fashion

Since the ancient times, robes and reverence have been linked. The words and visions of the divine being reflected in the fabrics, leaving a variety of designs which are simultaneously an offering and a dedication. Consider the temple borders of sarees which are an imitation of the temple architecture, and the 'Pattachitra' storytelling of Orissa which have the folktales and mythologies woven in fabric, and is connected to Lord Jagannath. This highlights something interesting: Our clothes have the power to tell stories. It is strange to consider clothes as everyday artifacts, much less a storybook - It is a compilation of devotion, tradition and artistry all sewn together by a human hand just like an epic penned down ages ago.

  1. Mythological Influence on Sarees


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