Bomkaisarees feature thread work ornament borders and pallu, some combine small touches of Ikkat work. The sarees in this collection were all picked for their traditional tribal look, as well as their understated and elegant colour palette.
A popular variety of saree available in Odisha is the Bomkai saree, a recent adaptation from tribal sarees. Produced in a small town called Bomkai in Odisha, these sarees also have touches of Ikkat work, like the Sambalpuri sarees.
Both cotton and silk fabric are used in making these sarees. Some Bomkai sarees have small fish woven onto the border that symbolize prosperity and good health. Bomkai sarees feature threadwork ornament borders and pallu.