Cotton and Kanchi Kotta

Craftsmen : Veeraraghavan Kanchi
Kanchipuram specialises in a heavy silk sarees woven with tightly twisted three-ply, high-denier threads using thick zari threads for supplementary wrap and weft patterning. Interlocked-weft borders are common. Along with silk sarees, Kanchipuram also specialises in cotton sarees.
Traditional motifs such as, mango, elephant, peacock, diamond, lotus, pot, creeper, flower, parrot, hen, and depiction of stories from mythology are very common in Kanchipuram sarees, Cotton sarees are ornamented with threads and some silk sarees are also woven with thread instead of pure zari.