A garment worn around the waist in Kerala, the Mundu is generally white or cream in colour and woven in cotton. Two types of mundu are frequently used — the single and the double. A single set mundu is draped once around the waist, whereas a double set mundu, has to be folded in half before draping. A mundu normally has Kara, a thick cloth woven into it near the border.
1. What is Kasavu made of?
The kasavu or the golden border is either pure golden layer or copper coated. The fabric of mundu-sari is cotton and is always woven by hand