Artistically crafted silk kurta and pajama.
This pair of kurta and pajama, crafted from art silk giving raw silk like look, is rare in elegance, gorgeousness and artistic distinction. Primarily a male wear the kurta is also a highly favoured fashion among ladies especially those who share male world in their working life. The pajama and kurta in this set, though tailored out of the silk lengths of different colours and texture, are strangely friendly and mutually contributive of grace and appearance assuring multiplication of their beauty irrespective of the occasion one wears them on. During a ceremony or otherwise, this set is ideal to wear during light winter and summer evenings and nights.
These days a kurta is worn also as the upper garment with trousers, a jeans or its other kinds, but a pajama – a contrasting colour or the same as the kurta, comprises a kurta’s most natural counterpart. For most people in India and abroad a pair of kurta and pajama is a casual wear though in some emergency or sudden urgency one can also walk out in it. For some sections of society, such as politicians, purohits, traders …, a kurta-pajama is their official or working costume. While sitting in one’s garden over a cup of evening tea a kurta-pajama invests with the wearer kingly grace and aura – a usual picture of the world of celebrities and industry magnets.
The kurta here has been crafted out of a self-designed silk length woven with beautiful arabesques looking like floral vines. Blooming like beautiful flowers the silk’s rich texture glows like a child’s face when it overwhelms in some sudden delight. The silk length used for crafting pajama is also self-designed but its designing pattern is different. It consists of thick and thin slanting linear course as are sometimes seen in a granite tile especially one from Rajasthan’s Aravali hills known for variety of its shades and patterns.
This description by Prof. P.C. Jain and Dr Daljeet. Prof. Jain specializes on the aesthetics of ancient India. Dr Daljeet is the chief curator of the Visual Arts Gallery at the National Museum of India, New Delhi. They have both collaborated on numerous books on Indian art and culture.