Mangalagiri cotton Sarees and Fabrics are produced by performing handicraft weaving in Mangalagiri, a town in Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
It was registered as one of the handicraft in the geographical indication from Andhra Pradesh by Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999.
The Mangalagiri fabric is produced by weaving with the help of pit looms from combed yarn by warp and woof interlacing. The fabric then undergoes the process of dying. The Nizam design is another characteristic of the fabric.
Mangalagiri saris are unique variety, woven from cotton and has the most characteristic features such as zari on the border and no woven designs on the body very lite in weight.