Rajasthan has many ethnic handicrafts comprised of hand spun fabrics getting produced by craftsmen from generations. One of such handicraft is called Kota Doria.
In the ancient times Silk fabric of Sarees was produced at Mysore only. Maha Rao Kishore Singh, who had got great interest in the crafts during the, beginning of 17th Century took the initiative of settling in at Kota few craftsmen families specializing in the handicraft. These craftsmen families settled at Village Kiathun , which in due course was a big population in the village Kaithun. They specialized in producing Kota Doria, which became famous as Kota Doria and there are many brand names using this fabric.