“Garad” silk sarees are weaved in the district “Murshidabad”, in West Bengal. The “Garad” means white i.e. the natural colour of mulberry or tussar. It is undyed and has its sacred importance. Ladies especially, Bengali women, wears a Garad Saree in some festive occasion or during “Puja – ceremony”. It is unbleached silk without dyeing weaved in handlooms having either plane or small resham booty embodied in it. The borders of these sarees are contrast in colours and mostly in red and maroon, but now the contrast colour is been changing day by day.
This pure silk saree is famous for its sacroscent and transiently quality.
Due to its sacred quality most women not prefer to stitch a fall in it because they want to use it without any sort of “Adulteration”.
According to the historical evidence the local Raja’s would be ritually prefer to drape in this saree during pivotal part of the festival.