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Benarasi saree whose history dates back to the Mughal rule in the 16th century, has itsorigin in Benaras, a northern city of India. In Bangladesh the migrated Muslim fromBenaras, started making Benarasi saree at Mohammadpur and Mirpur in Dhaka since1950 (according to the source of Bangladesh Handloom board). The tradition is stillgoing on from generation to generation.This art revived soon after partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 when few non-Bengalipeople of Benaras, presently Benarasi, a well-known city of India, came to Mirpur areaof Dhaka and began again to make Benarasi sarees. Later more people becameinvolved with this handloom industry and it spread, and the whole area came to beknown as Mirpur Benarasi Palli, located at the north-western edge of the capital.
BENARASI SAREE In the world of fashion 'Benarasi Saree’ remains the ‘RISEN SUN’ and has been a subject of great inspiration and appreciation for world-wide costumeconnoisseurs. These proposed episodes would try to fathom its historical continuance,record its traditions which goes from generation to generation and unveil the intricacieswhich goes towards making this Benarasi Saree an art and aesthetics. In short it wouldenter the subject from the raw materials and show the process to the final product andpackaging.It was in the Mughal era Baranasi saree came into popularity and got fashion currency.This art of making Banarasi saree is surviving since olden days. It was during themughal times when all arts are it persian, rajasthan or other indian school gotamalgamated to create a fusion of aesthetics. Same goes for costume as well. Thepersian motifs and Indian designs on silk texture studded with gold and silver remainedthe cue of Mughal patronage. Elaborate pure gold and silver designs are today rare stillthe zari has rightfully taken its position as an apt replacement.
Several first-millennium Buddhist texts mention Benaras fabrics, giving the indicationthat Benaras has been the center of fine textile weaving for at least two millennia.During the past few centuries, the weavers of Benaras have been overwhelminglyMuslims belonging to the Julaha community. Some of the weavers have been able totrace their lineage back to 990 AD. The Benarasi silk sarees reached the climax of their fame during the Mughal era in the 1600s. During that time the traditional motifs of thesaree underwent a change and combined Indian and Persian patterns.