This Handloom Semi Patan Patola Saree is a single ikat Saree. It is mentioned as semi patan because the fabric and the design is same as patan patolas( which are double ikat weaved) but the weaving is single ikat. Single Ikat fabrics are created by the resist tie-dye method, with thread inter weaving of warp (lengthwise lay of thread) with plain weft (breadth wise thread weaving), or resisted weft yarns interspersed with plain weft. Patola means Queen of Silks.
FABRIC: Pure Silk is widely regarded as the most luxurious textile on the planet. It is a natural fiber produced from the cocoons of mulberry silkworm via a process called Sericulture.Indian Silk fabrics are world famous for their exquisite colors and bold patterns. Pure silk is one of the finest varieties of Silk. It is created by twisting 2-filaments together to create a sturdier and more durable fabric. Due to the nature of its creation, it also makes an interesting texture background for any work that is to be done on the fabric to make it unique. It is known for its versatility, softness and comfort. It can be weakened by sunlight and perspiration. The elasticity of a silk fabric is poor, hence if stretched; it takes the shape as it is. It can be weakened if exposed to too much sunlight. It may also be attacked by insects, especially if left dirty.
NOTE: There may be a slight colour variation in the image from original product due to various reasons like configuration of computer monitor, colour scheme of computer, lighting of the photograph etc.