Orange elephant patan patola saree
Double ikat patan patola Rust orange Elephant motifs mulberry silk saree. elephant in chhabadi bhat saree. white elephant against orange base within chhabadi design which in a red. the chhabadi design with elephant riding was a old traditional pattern. its origin could be traced to a fertility ritual in which a basket of elephant was placed on the elephant head. from that ritual evolved the creation of woven textile, saree chichwas placed over the elephant head instead.
Orange basket in elephant double ikat patan patola saree with flower border in red pallu. this is Remaining from the 11th century.