Khoob Bhalo! This Store In Mylapore Specialises in Selling Bengal Handlooms
This showroom in Mylapore sells handwoven Bengali clothes and home decor and it is a must for all you handloom lovers!
What Makes It Awesome
Rosogullas and Sandesh, if that's all you have related to Bengal then boy, are you wrong! The weaves from Bengal are as sweet as their sweets. Tantuja Handlooms showroom in Mylapore deals with special weaves from the weavers and artists from Bengal. The brand was originally set up in 1956 by the Government of Bengal in order to help the market and provide a livelihood for primary weavers. You can find sarees, home decor, dress material and scarfs.
Tantuja specialises in cotton as well as silk sarees with prices starting at INR 1000. Under cotton, they have Jamdani, Tangail, Begampur as well as Dhanekhali Sarees while under silk, they have Baluchari along with block printed, batik print, hand-printed as well as screen printed saree. You can always choose to go for a traditional plain white saree with a red border. We find it striking with a bold red bindi!
You can also check out dress material and get your own kurta or a traditional dress made! Tantuja also sells home decor items such as curtains and bedsheets starting at INR 600. The weaves are as soft as they could get! Go for a solid ikat or even a bold patterned one. We love the batik printed ones the best! They also sell towels and handkerchiefs that you can always give a look at for just INR 200.
They sell woven handkerchief and towels as well. Along with it, they have a deep origin story for each product which they would love to share with you.