Pallu Design grew from a lifelong passion for traditional, vibrant, colourful textiles and an appreciation of Indian fabric design. Loving the creative textile freedom - especially in the decoration of the sari ‘pallu’ - a fabric of beauty, nurture and functionality.
The Pallu is the intricate, highly decorative loose end of an Indian sari or shawl. A woman uses this part of the sari to drape over her head and shoulders, shield herself from the sun and to gracefully cover the upper part of her body. The pallu also becomes a protective fabric to shield her baby – it’s a fabric of beauty, nurture and functionality.
1928 illustration of different styles of sari worn by women in India M.V.Dhurandhar
A Timeless Piece of Clothing
Maharani Chimnabai of Baroda + daughter Indira Devi (later Maharani of Cooch Behar)
Exquisite and Practical
This exquisite garment becomes a gorgeous and practical outfit, displaying elegant creativity, organic designs and traditional motifs, woven into the fabric of everyday life.
We are constantly blown away by the creativity, organic designs, traditional motifs and rich culture of the ethnic lifestyle, woven into the fabrics of everyday lives. Through our extensive travels we have met beautiful and dedicated creators and designers with a vision to share their own passion for handmade textiles.
If there is Someone Special you would like to remember with a handmade gift just to keep in touch or for a Special Day, remember that our online shop is always open and we post to most countries with FREE SHIPPING within Australia. We can gift wrap and post your gift directly to add some colour to their day!
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