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Women’s Ethnic Synthetic Cloth Potli Bags Vol 4. Potli bags have existed in India since times immemorial.

These attractive bags have traversed centuries and are now proclaimed a fashion accessory for everyone, age or gender alike.

Potli bags are essentially made out of a rich cloth, preferably satin, velvet or silk.

Origin

It is said that the first known potli bag was used by Lord Rama as a travel bag when he was exiled for 14 years. It supposedly contained all his clothes and basic necessities. In Mahabharata, it is said that Arjuna made use of a potli bag to disclose his weapons. Also, Sudama carried a potli of rice when he went to meet Lord Krishna. Hence, the potli bag is associated with our ancient relics and mythology.

In the Vedic era, potli messages were prevalent in which a potli bag would be filled with Ayurvedic herbs for conducting the message. Later, potlis were used for storing money and paintings further prove this. Travelers, saints, and the general populace made use of potli bags and pouches of various sizes.

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