Paithani sarees popularly known as ‘Queen of Sarees,’ is a trademark of Indian tradition. Paithani saree is considered as one of the royal sarees in India.
The saree is an element of richness and grace just not among women of Maharashtra, but among women across the country. The Paithani saree of Maharashtra speaks of traditional finery that has sparkle and dazzle. A rich fabric that employs pure silk threads and silver dipped zari, it is a display that makes the saree both high-priced and special. Paithani uses the ancient techniques of the tapestry where multiple threads of different colours along with gold and silver threads are woven together to form a graceful and fascinating piece of silk. Delicate designs on pallu and border is a speciality of Paithani Sarees. Motifs on pallu are generally peacock, lotus, mango and other designs.