Murals, which decorated the walls of the sanctum sanctorum of temples, have reached out to the masses in the recent past and transcended into the domain of clothing. Hand-painted mural sarees, shirts and kurtas are now a passion among those who love traditional and ethnic styles.
The mural painted saree on display is the creation of a well known mural artist of Kerala. The artist uses fabric paint and acrylic that can withstand washing. Although mural painting cannot be done on all types of fabric, best results are obtained with cotton and silk material. It requires a lot of patience, dedication and time to complete the work on a saree.