Puneri Pagdi
Traditional Headgearcraft, Maharashtra

Rs. 1,000.00

This traditional hand stitched ready to wear Puneri Pagdi is made up of satin silk with golden jari. It gives an elegant look to your traditional wear. It can be used in any festivals, weddings, ceremonies, events etc.

Puneri Pagdi was introduced in the 19th century by Mahadev Govind Ranade, a social reformer. The bright red turban,lined with zari and made with silk or satin,is a symbol of the Puneri honour. For making the pagadis, the fabric used was mostly cotton which was dipped in water and starch was added to fix its folds permanently.

Puneri pagdi has a brocade fall attached to one side. The turban needs to be worn with the raised upper portion between the two eyes with the brocade fall just above the right eye. The turban has received a Geographical Indication status under Class 25. This class takes into account the geographical specialties of attire such as clothes, footwear, headgear and others. Shri Puneri Pagdi Sangh has made huge efforts to gain the accreditation for the turban. During the 19th century, the turban had an important place in the attire of socially acclaimed people.

    Heritage
    Traditional Headgearcraft, Maharashtra
    Weight
    3500 g

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