More than a dress, it is an art on the fabric using natural dyes, and intricate long process. Tracing back to the rich traditions of Andra Pradesh, it is done using tamarind pens, and natural dyes. The brilliant use of motifs like flowers, peacock, paisleys to characters of Hindu epics is its unique feature. It is also the art of story telling on the fabric, where originally it was drawn on the cave by the native man. The weavers of Golconda and Coromandel province were patronized by Mughals and Britishers. Over the years, it has become one of the most loved fabric, because of its durability, and brilliant artwork on the fabric.