Kota Doria, also called Kota Dori, is a distinctive woven fabric with a unique square-checked pattern crafted on fine silk, cotton or a blend of these two fibers. The cotton provides strength to the fabric, while silk makes it more lustrous and lends it a softer touch. The name Kota Doria itself indicates the origin of the craft. Kota, a town situated in southern parts of Rajasthan, hosts several clusters, which have been weaving delicate muslin saris, called Kota Doria or Kota Masuria. The word ‘Dori’ literally translated from Hindi means ‘threads’. Due to uniqueness and traditional culture, it was registered under Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 on 04 October 2010 obtaining Geographical indication No. 191.