Tangail Saree is a handloom saree made of cotton and silk thread having hand-worked butti design, all-over flowery design, or contemporary art motif is appreciated, bought, and used by women and girls of Indian origin all over the world. Tangail Saris are famous at home and abroad. Large numbers of sarees are sold on the occasion of Eid, Puja, Pahela Boishakh and wedding season between November and February. The weavers get orders from home and abroad. Tangail Sarees are produced in Tangail Sadar Upazila, Delduar Upazilaand Kalihati Upazila. Pathrail Union in Delduar Upazila and Barabelta, Kabilapara (Porabari Union) in Sadar Upazila are famous for fine and expensive sarees.
What is Tangail Saree?
Tangail Saree is a special type of Saree which is made exclusively by the weavers in Tangail. Previously it was known as “Begum Bahar”. In Tangail skilled workers have been making different varieties of handloom fabrics as their family traditions from ancient times. The textile weaving industry in this district is also mentioned in the famous traveler Ibn Battuta and Huen Sam’s travel history. This is the heritage of our thousand-year-old culture.