I stumbled on this idea during online travels: framed saree fabric! And why not? The designs, the techniques to make handmade sarees whether block printed or embroidered, it’s art.
Like this colorful framed saree fabric from Etsy shop Firozi:
This framed saree fabric, also available from Firozi, is perfect for boho decor:
If you’ve seen global textiles on Pinterest, no doubt you’ve come across framed Mali mudcloth and framed kuba cloth from Congo. There’s framed Thai hilltribe fabric. I have framed Fortuny fabrics. So why not hang framed saree fabric as well, and celebrate it?
Sarees often have enough different designs on one saree, that you can mix and match coordinating colors and designs, similar to this from BHG. Though I am not sure this is saree fabric:
Look on eBay and Etsy for vintage sarees, and look for sarees that have a lot of different designs on one saree. You can easily create this look.
Here are vintage saree borders in embroidery hoops, used as frames, from Etsy shop FoundVintageObjects:
Using embroidery hoops is an interesting idea when the saree is embroidered. You can even use very large embroidery hoops to show off a large piece of fabric.
You can find neutral saree fabric too. Like this beautiful beaded antique piece from Doesn’t Cost the Earth blog:
These examples of framed saree fabric from the Furniture Divas in the UK are so elegantly framed:
There aren’t many photos to be found online of framed saree fabric. So maybe this isn’t an overdone thing yet. Let’s start a trend, what about it?