Kota doria are basically made in the state of Rajasthan. These kota doria sarees were mostly made of pure cotton but now they are also available in silk and synthetic fabric (monga kota). The characterstics of kota doria sarees is in its checks which are formed during the wearing process. Course yarn are used for forming these checks. Kota doria sarees are available in 3 different types
Plain kota doria sarees have checks formed either by gold or by coarse cotton threads. Sometimes these threads have self embossed or woven designed. Printed kota doria sarees are generally white or off white background and has sanganeri patterns on them. Traditionally these kota doria sarees would have 3 to 4 inch border, a pallu and the body of the sarees printed either with single motifs or jalls. Zari kota doria sarees have broad zari border which go upto 6 inches and zari pallu worked in the same style as the border. These type of kota doria sarees can have zari buttis on them. The patterns are floral or geomectrical. Bright colors like deep orange, red, purple, turquoise blue and yellow are favourite colors for these sarees.
Kotia doria sarees are very much famous and are all time favourite in summers.
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